Everything will change. But the moment has been prepared for.
When Director Jonathan Miles seals the compound containing the first Federal University and Research Complex to keep the facilities out of the hands of a secessionist governor, he sets off a chain of events hastening the collapse of an already crumbling civilization. Facing threats from without and within, the imperiled community created to build a better future will struggle to survive…
(Contains the complete text of Slowpocalypse Book 1: Critical Contingencies, Book 2: Threat Multiplication, and Book 3: Compromised Inside, plus the prequel short story Durable Impressions.)
And the adventure continues in Book 4: Peripheral Encounters.
James Litherland is a graduate of the University of South Florida who currently resides as a Virtual Hermit in the wilds of West Tennessee. He’s lived various places and done a number of jobs – he’s been an office worker and done hard manual labor, worked (briefly) in the retail and service sectors, and he’s been an instructor. But through all that, he’s always been a writer. He is a Christian who tries to walk the walk (and not talk much.)
When a team of ten researchers from the far future materialize in New York City in the summer of 2000, everything goes wrong from the start—and a series of thrilling and amusing adventures begin…
(*Contains the complete text of Watchbearers Book 1: Millennium Crash, Book 2: Centenary Separation, Book 3: Uncertain Murder, and Book 4: Prohibited Activities)
The Interdependency—humanity’s interstellar empire—is on the verge of collapse. The extra-dimensional conduit that makes travel between the stars possible is disappearing, leaving entire systems and human civilizations stranded.
Emperox Grayland II of the Interdependency is ready to take desperate measures to help ensure the survival of billions. But arrayed before her are those who believe the collapse of the Flow is a myth—or at the very least an opportunity to an ascension to power.
While Grayland prepares for disaster, others are prepare for a civil war. A war that will take place in the halls of power, the markets of business and the altars of worship as much as it will between spaceships and battlefields.
The Emperox and her allies are smart and resourceful, as are her enemies. Nothing about this will be easy... and all of humanity will be caught in its consuming fire.
The Interdependency Series
1. The Collapsing Empire
2. The Consuming Fire
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IN THE SHADOW of Mt. Fuji, the oppressive Batsu government controls the rebuilding of the devastated country, bestowing boons on privileged citizens while leaving most to fend for themselves on the fringes. After a disastrous job ends with Batsu enforcers hunting him, reformed thief Roshike runs—right into the heart of their regime, the fortified Gaku complex, to take on an almost impossible task. And he just might stand a slim chance of success and start an unlikely revolution, if only he’ll accept some help. But first he has to figure out who he can trust…
(*Contains the complete text of Miraibanashi Book 1: Code of the Kyoushi, Book 2: Enemies of the Batsu, and Book 3: Endurance of the Free.)
IN THE SHADOW of Mt. Fuji, the oppressive Batsu government controls the rebuilding of the devastated country, bestowing boons on privileged citizens while leaving most to fend for themselves on the fringes. After a disastrous job ends with Batsu enforcers hunting him, reformed thief Roshike runs—right into the heart of their regime, the fortified Gaku complex, to take on an almost impossible task. And he just might stand a slim chance of success, if only he’ll accept some help. But first he has to decide who he can trust…
The trilogy continues with Book 2: Enemies of the Batsu and concludes with Book 3: Endurance of the Free.
(Miraibanashi Book 1 was previously published as Whispers of the Dead.)
(*This is clean adventure fiction featuring action, espionage, suspense, and intrigue. Science fiction that might best be called spiritual cyberpunk.)