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New people, old friends, same old evil...with a twist .
Treasure isn't the only thing buried beneath the dunes of Silver Lake
If the survivors can only find one sign of life, one survivor, one reason to hope then perhaps humanity can rise again. If something else doesn't kill them first.
Only a fool would chase after a cursed artifact through an abandoned city overrun by giant spiders.
A Lone Planet. One Complex.
Tom thought he'd left the war behind, not that it would follow him home. Nobody warned him he'd need to serve one more mission, or that the people calling him to duty would be a grizzled veteran and his beautiful, and quirky, daughter.
The year is 2223 and terraforming a dying planet, according to thirteen year old Tessa, sucks. Unfortunately for her, wishes do come true…
Alan is a man in need. Forty years old with a wife and two kids, he'd resigned himself to a life of middle class mediocrity. His only escape was the adventures he'd take hoping to learn and experience something – anything – new.
The Silver Lake sand dunes gave him that opportunity. A twist of fate led him to a treasure buried for hundreds of years beneath the shifting sands. A treasure that he can't turn away from. A treasure that is guarded by powers beyond his understanding.
Alan's life isn't the only one at risk. His family has already been changed and soon the rest of the world will suffer. Setting things right means more than embracing the darkness hunting him and fighting back, it means defeating a being as old as human civilization itself.
After the asteroid hit and the world was plunged into terrible winter not seen since the death of the dinosaurs, only a few select safeholds remained. Buried deep underground, the privileged chosen survivors waited until the fires were doused by the rains, and then the acid in the sky was washed out. A year later, when the rains ended, the best that America had left was sent out to find out what was left.
The world, they discovered, had changed. Rubble and ruin remained, but nothing lived. The trees were burnt and drowned. Landscape changed by mudslides and unimaginable weather. The planet was barren. Trees and grass burned up and washed away.
Yet life is stubborn, even in the face of extinction. If the survivors can only find one sign of life, one survivor, one reason to hope then perhaps humanity can rise again. Rebuild what it lost. Prove that they can overcome the failures of the past and become better than ever they were. But only if they can do it before something else kills them first.
The Complex Book Series.
A Lone Planet. One Complex.
Valerie Washburn enjoys quiet walks through the woods and starlit skies. Unfortunately, she hasn't had any of those in a really long time. Instead she hunts metahumans that are too dangerous for the regular police to handle. She is a bounty hunter with the military training that turned her into what she is: a Witchslayer.
What better place to put her barely repressed hatred of metahumans to use than an experiment that pits human and metahumans together? Two races eternally at war, yet forced to coexist in an attempt at finding peace. On paper it looks like work, but for Valerie it's more like play.
Until the ghosts of her past rise out of ashes and come back to haunt her. She is who she is because of her past. Because of what she remembers. The lives of everyone in the Complex is threatened by this new threat, but delivering justice might not be enough to save the city. Or her.