Serial Fiction Sideshow

In a Galaxy Far, Far AwRy

Book 1
Plot Device Publishing
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Nothing's more dangerous than a megalomaniacal halfwit.

Pvt. Master Asinine has had enough of being kicked around the military, tired of being spat on, sick of . being trodden on and belittled. Vowing revenge on those who pushed him around, he defects and sells military secrets to the highest bidder.

Why? To form his own criminal organization! Duh.

On his climb to the top, he unites the seven largest crime syndicates into an empire he calls The Bad Guys. Witty and not at all generic, he'd like you to know. When plans for a planet-smashing superweapon fall into his lap, he decides to conquer the galaxy. And if the galaxy doesn't like it … he'll destroy it instead. Cue maniacal laugh.

Enter Legion, our hero and Asinine's only friend in the universe. Recruited to stop Asinine, Legion unites a ragtag group of superpowered "hyperpeople"—because hastily formed groups are always ragtag—as the galaxy's last defense. Now Legion is faced with stopping Asinine, Asinine's planet-smasher, and that weird feeling in the back of his throat that may or may not be a lingering cold.

Serial Fiction Sideshow is the opening book of the crazy new comedy series In a Galaxy Far, Far AwRy, boasting an ensemble cast of idiots, those forced to put up with them, and the destruction Asinine wreaks if they don't stop him before his plan hits pay dirt.

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About the author

Liam Gibbs knew he was destined to write at age four, when he authored a breathtaking account of a cow who ate grass. The bovine saga failed to catch the public’s eye but earned the budding author parental acclaim. Since those early times, he’s gone on to write the novella Not So Superpowered and humorous articles for various magazines.

A twenty-year veteran of the brutal world of hand-to-hand comic book fandom, Gibbs cut his teenage teeth on titles such as Spider-Man, X-Men, New Warriors, and other Marvel comics.

Gibbs graduated college with a degree in professional writing, which included classes on fiction writing and story structure. He lives on the balmy shores of Ottawa, Canada, where he relaxes by watching staggeringly awful horror and science fiction movies. A health and fitness nut, he shoots lasers from his eyes, uses the word exclusive incorrectly, and once wrestled an exclusive brontosaurus. True story.

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Publisher
Plot Device Publishing
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Published on
Jul 3, 2015
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Pages
65
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ISBN
9780995964945
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Science Fiction / Humorous
Fiction / Science Fiction / Space Opera
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This content is DRM protected.
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So asking where to find the restroom is out of the question?

When Power Plant and Franchise's starship crash-lands on the Bad Guys' new home turf, a simple mission goes from routine observe-and-report duty to straight-up survival. And their pilot, a robot with a vocal processor built from car alarms, doesn't make hiding any easier whenever it decides to speak its mind at 120 decibels.

Can Power Plant and Franchise outwit Master Asinine's hunting party long enough for Legion and Burnout to mount a rescue operation? Or will the hunting party execute them before Power Plant runs out of stuff to break? Did Power Plant even brush his teeth before he left the house?

…is out of the question?

It's a race between life and death...with a robot who has no inside voice!

Okay, I seem to remember Power Plant brushing his teeth this morning, so that's one problem solved.

So asking where…

When Power Plant and Franchise's starship crash-lands on the Bad Guys' new home turf, a simple mission goes from routine observe-and-report duty to straight-up survival. And their pilot, a robot with a vocal processor built from car alarms, doesn't make hiding any easier whenever it decides to speak its mind at 120 decibels.

…to find the restroom…

Can Power Plant and Franchise outwit Master Asinine's hunting party long enough for Legion and Burnout to mount a rescue operation? Or will the hunting party execute them before Power Plant runs out of stuff to break? Did Power Plant even brush his teeth before he left the house?

It's a race between life and death...with a robot who has no inside voice!

Okay, I seem to remember Power Plant brushing his teeth this morning, so that's one problem solved.

So asking where to find the restroom is out of the question?

When Power Plant and Franchise's starship crash-lands on the Bad Guys' new home turf, a simple mission goes from routine observe-and-report duty to straight-up survival. And their pilot, a robot with a vocal processor built from car alarms, doesn't make hiding any easier whenever it decides to speak its mind at 120 decibels.

Can Power Plant and Franchise outwit Master Asinine's hunting party long enough for Legion and Burnout to mount a rescue operation? Or will the hunting party execute them before Power Plant runs out of stuff to break? Did Power Plant even brush his teeth before he left the house?

…is out of the question?

It's a race between life and death...with a robot who has no inside voice!

Okay, I seem to remember Power Plant brushing his teeth this morning, so that's one problem solved.

So asking where…

When Power Plant and Franchise's starship crash-lands on the Bad Guys' new home turf, a simple mission goes from routine observe-and-report duty to straight-up survival. And their pilot, a robot with a vocal processor built from car alarms, doesn't make hiding any easier whenever it decides to speak its mind at 120 decibels.

…to find the restroom…

Can Power Plant and Franchise outwit Master Asinine's hunting party long enough for Legion and Burnout to mount a rescue operation? Or will the hunting party execute them before Power Plant runs out of stuff to break? Did Power Plant even brush his teeth before he left the house?

It's a race between life and death...with a robot who has no inside voice!

Okay, I seem to remember Power Plant brushing his teeth this morning, so that's one problem solved.

From New York Times bestseller and Hugo Award-winner John Scalzi, a wild-and-woolly caper novel of interstellar diplomacy

A human diplomat creates an interstellar incident when he kills an alien diplomat in a most . . . unusual . . . way. To avoid war, Earth's government must find an equally unusual object: a type of sheep ("The Android's Dream"), used in the alien race's coronation ceremony.

To find the sheep, the government turns to Harry Creek, ex-cop, war hero and hacker extraordinare, who, with the help of a childhood friend turned artificial intelligence, scours the earth looking for the rare creature.
But there are others with plans for the sheep as well. Mercenaries employed by the military. Adherents of a secret religion based on the writings of a 21st century SF author. And alien races, eager to start a revolution on their home world and a war on Earth.

To keep our planet from being enslaved, Harry will have to pull off a grand diplomatic coup, a gambit that will take him from the halls of power to the lava-strewn battlefields of alien worlds. There's only one chance to get it right, to save the life of the sheep—and to protect the future of humanity.


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