But Cain's abilities have also attracted the attention of a renegade plastic surgeon, who is more interested in building the perfect human race than making the rich and famous more beautiful.
With his childhood best friend in tow, Cain leaves the safety of small town Smithton for LA, pulling him deeper into the conflict between two very different groups with two very different ideas about humanity and its destiny.
Rave Domino is the second installment in the ten-book A Tale of More series.
Colin Wright is the author of the popular political/technological thriller trilogy, Real Powers, which follows a cultural shockwave after the introduction of a new technology on the global stage. He also wrote the serialized A Tale of More series, which tells the story of a young man with two voices in his head who's pulled into a conflict between feuding groups involved in a human augmentation movement. Then there's Ordovician, in which a time traveling historian athlete must compete with others from his time period to act out the roles of historical figures to ensure the continuity of his utopian civilization.
Colin has also written numerous short story collections, including So This Is How I Go (stories about death), Coffee with the Other Man (stories about relationships), and 7 or 8 Ways to End the World (stories about endings).
A full-time traveler and entrepreneur, Colin blogs at Exile Lifestyle, a site where his readers vote on which country he should move to next, and has written numerous books about his travels (including Iceland India Interstate) and about business (including Networking Fundamentals).
The voices in his head are a confounding and confusing variable, though. So is the morally vacuous plastic surgeon who's trying to build a super-race of humans, and the gregarious gang of street kids opposing him.
Now a man named Tyrone Carson has escaped from prison -- just walked right out -- and the conflict is being pushed to a new level. Because Carson and the doctor have a history, and Cain's presence could make sweet revenge all the easier to attain.
Beige Man is the third installment in the ten-book A Tale of More series.
Then a film crew comes to town, and everything changes overnight. A second voice in Cain's head starts speaking after years of silence, and Cain is pulled into a world filled with superhuman cops, mad scientists, and anti-augmentation activists.
This is Cain's new world. A world of more.
Trialogue is the first installment in the ten-book series, A Tale of More.
This is a book for people who want it all when it comes to relationships: something tailor-made for their unique beliefs, goals, desires, and lifestyles. This is a book for people who aren't afraid to ask, "How might we do this better?"
Includes a foreword by Joshua Fields Millburn, author of Everything That Remains and The Minimalists.
After an escalation in the conflict between The Commons and Dr. Steinberg, Cain is trapped in an underground lab and has to find a way out. Topside, Rainer goes missing while searching for a killer of unknown abilities and motivations.
Further complicating matters, two of the doctor's former colleagues show up, seeking comeuppance.
Ink and Sand is the fourth installment in the ten-book A Tale of More series.
Rewritten from the ground up, the second edition of How to Travel Full-Time simplifies some topics while expanding on others, taking into account the feedback received and lessons learned from selling over 100,000 copies of the first edition.
Topics covered in this book:
The idea of travel, compared to the reality.
Types of travel you might consider.
The impact of long-term or full-time travel on your life.
Travel as a project.
Cultural relativism (a very important concept).
The ethics of traveling.
Punches, and rolling with them (vital for someone who makes travel a part of their life).
Money, and how it plays into this kind of lifestyle.
The platforms you can build to help you travel better, and sustain your lifestyle.
How to approach possessions as a traveler.
A core packing list to start with and build upon.
Buying tickets and how to do it better.
Legalities, debt, and other considerations (especially those involving paperwork).
The process of moving regularly.
Different methods of packing (and the pros and cons involved).
What to do when you first arrive in a new city.
How to explore most efficiently and effectively.
How to network in a new city where you don't know anyone.
How to document your travels, for your own use, and so that others might follow along with you.
Staying safe on the road.
And a bit about Colin's story, and how he built his travel-focused lifestyle.
From his early years as an antisocial geek, to his high-flying career in Los Angeles, to his life as a wandering vagabond, Colin holds nothing back as he talks about love, business, blogging, and culture through tales that span four continents.
In the easy to digest style of storytelling that has made his other work such a success, Colin discusses life on the road and nothing is too taboo. Every epic, embarrassing, and awkward detail is covered with sometimes brutal honesty.
"Wonderful personal glimpse into an extraordinary life!"
-Derek Sivers, Author of Anything You Want and sivers.org
“Want a completely uncensored tale of what it’s like to live an unconventional location independent lifestyle? Read this book. Whether you're looking to travel, start your own business, or just want to be inspired and entertained, I highly recommend checking out Colin’s new book.”
-Amber Rae, Founder of Revolution.is
But even that consistency is inconsistent: each person who faces their end has a very different experience. Each story in this collection takes a different path to the same inevitable end.
Works included in So This Is How I Go include Great Party, Cough Drop, 13F, Paperwork, Asset, Woods, Ranch, and 1 HP.
Telling travel stories is an excuse to discuss society, philosophy, the evolution of modern relationships, and the state of contemporary marketing.
From the secluded rice terraces of Mayoyao to the expat-friendly beaches of Boracay, Come Back Frayed is a collection of stories and essays written about and from the Philippines by full-time traveler Colin Wright.
The pieces in this collection connect isolated agrarian societies with those that have fallen prey to rampant consumerism, and draw a line between introverted, nonstandard lifestyles and the always-on connections that bind humanity together in the modern world. There's also some discussion about allergies, loincloths, and why cockroaches are so rage-inducing.
Colin Wright is the author of the narrative nonfiction works My Exile Lifestyle and Iceland India Interstate, the essay collections Act Accordingly, Considerations, and Some Thoughts About Relationships, and numerous works of fiction, including Ordovician and the A Tale of More series. Colin moves to a new country every four months based on the votes of his readers, and writes a blog called Exile Lifestyle.