Matilda is gone. So is Em. The future belongs to Mattie — if she can help the Birthday children escape the Dragon, a wasp warship. Can Mattie find a way to defeat this more-powerful ship, find a way to get her people away from Omeyocan forever?
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After a crushing clash of memories, Matilda’s overwrite of Em is complete. Or is it? After a millenia of waiting, two separate people become a single entity. Who will that entity be?Continue Reading →
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In the last episode, Em made the grave decision to sacrifice herself for the good of her people. She gave herself up to Matilda, so that Matilda could finally overwrite Em’s existence and take over Em’s body. Matilda has been waiting for this moment for a thousand years. Will Matilda get what she has dreamed of for a milenia, or will Em find a way out of this certain death?Continue Reading →
Who wouldn’t love space football? No one! Also, aliens playing all the positions. Awesome! This episode sponsored by our “Scifi Sports” series THE GALACTIC FOOTBALL LEAGUE. Described as “Star Wars” meets “The Godfather” meets “The Blindside,” the GFL series is a space-spanning hero’s quest of epic proportions. Available online or from your local bookstore.
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In order to save her people, Em has decided to make the ultimate sacrifice — she will give Matilda what Matilda has wanted for a thousand years. Is this finally the end for Em Savage? Or, is this the end of Matilda?Continue Reading →
With the EARTHCORE paperback finally in stores (boom!), I thought I’d celebrate by reading some reviews from the eBook and audiobook versions. It seems some people did not enjoy some of the more colorful EARTHCORE language and they weren’t shy about letting me know …
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Em, Barkah, Lafah and Spingate see areas of the Xolotl that were never revealed to the Birthday Children. But Matilda is plotting and planning — when will she strike?Continue Reading →
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The grub has risen — the God of Blood has burst from the depths and crawled forth onto the surface of the Birthday Children’s destined homeworld. After an intense battle that left many casualties on both sides, Em and the others escaped Omeyocan, the invading Wasp army, and the Grub that forces races to span the galaxy and fight to the death. Now Em and the survivors must re-board the ship they escaped in ALIVE — to stay alive, they must take the Xolotl, and face Matilda.Continue Reading →
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As battles raged through the jungles of Omeyocan, Em, Maria, Victor, Bawden and Borjigin battled against deadly tanks. They won that battle, only to hear the sobering sound of Wasp troop ships coming in for a landing — the enemy has committed its reserves to the battle. Can Em and the others make it back to Uchmal in time to join the exodus, or will they be cut down by the pursuing wasps.Continue Reading →
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The Wasps have closed in on Omeyocan. Em, Barkah, the Springers and the Birthday Children must hold off the overwhelming enemy force long enough for the escape ships to fuel up and make ready to depart. If Em fails, humans and Springers alike will be wiped out by the genocidal race. Can guerrilla tactics […]Continue Reading →
StorySmack Episode #34
THE LAST JEDI has come under fire for nonsensical plot elements and characters making LOST-esque idiotic decisions, but if we jump in the WayBack Machine™ and take a look at RETURN OF THE JEDI, we find that nonsensical might be endemic to all STAR WARS movies — read also, if there was a “plan” to rescue Han, what the hell was it, and how did it go so wrong?
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Em wants to take the Birthday Children off-planet and escape the Wasp invasion. Victor refuses to leave Omeyocan. He challenged Em’s leadership, declaring that now he was in charge and no ships could be spared. Bishop faced Victor in the dueling circle and was badly defeated. Now Em enters the circle to defend her right to lead — can she survive against the bigger, faster, deadlier warrior?Continue Reading →
This episode sponsored by our “Scifi Sports” series THE GALACTIC FOOTBALL LEAGUE. Described as “Star Wars” meets “The Godfather” meets “The Blindside,” the GFL series is a space-spanning hero’s quest of epic proportions. Available online or from your local bookstore.
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There is a new version of EARTHCORE. We’ve talked about it on the podcast, on Facebook, in our newsletters and on this site, but you can’t reach everyone all the time, so this post is for the Junkies who say …
“Hey, what’s the deal with the new EARTHCORE?” I covered this a little bit in a blog post back in 2015, but let me give you the short answers here:
REASON NUMERO UNO
The new EARTHCORE is straight fire. You will love it. If you buy it (only $9.99 in print), you will feel guilty that you didn’t give me more money.
HEY, LUCAS JR., YOU TRYING TO SELL ME THE SAME STUFF TWICE?
No. I am not. I hate …
The Wasps are closing in on Uchmal, and with more alien ships on the way, Em has made her decision — will she lead the Birthday Children away from Uchmal, or will she stay and fight for their birthright? And if she goes, what will happen to Barkah and the Springers?Continue Reading →