Long time readers might remember that I was killed a while ago.
I have been a character in some sci-fi books.
Chris Kennedy has been turning out some highly entertaining sci-fi books in which he includes “red shirts”. After I read the first series, I contacted Kennedy and became a “black shirt” in a couple of the books.
As I wrote before, Kennedy’s books are not exactly Tolstoy… or even Azimov.
They are sort of … Galaxy Quest meets The Magnificent Seven meets Stargate meets Indiana Jones.
Kennedy’s first book, is here: Red Tide: The Chinese Invasion of Seattle (Occupied Seattle Book 1)
Eventually, I was killed.
Or was I?
The second book of a trilogy that Kennedy is working on now is out and it seems that …
I’M NOT DEAD AFTER ALL!
As a matter of fact, when I (alive) am discovered, I have a pretty funny line, which people paying attention to the Church will understand.
Here’s the moment I (alive) am found:
“Let’s go,” Nightsong added, motioning Calvin through the doorway into the new chamber. As he entered the room, Calvin saw a familiar figure off to the side.
“Father Zuhlsdorf!” he cried, running to where the priest was zip-tied to a chair. The priest had seen better days and, judging by the wounds and bandages, had been subjected to an enormous amount of torture. Father Zuhlsdorf’s head was on his chest, but when he heard his name, he lifted it and tried to focus bleary eyes on Calvin. “But… you’re dead,” Calvin said. “Nothing so exciting… as a return from… the Existential Peripheries,” the priest replied.
So… it seems that I survive!
Or … DO I?
You’ll need to find out on your own.
Anyway… the new book is called…
Great battle descriptions. Just sayin’ It’s hard to write that stuff.