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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Twenty Questions With Jessica Kreger

My guest for this week's Twenty Questions session is Jessica Kreger. Her debut novel, Fit to Love, was released earlier this year. Here's the cover blurb.

After her mother’s tragic death from diabetes, mousy Daisy Day embarks on her own life-saving mission to lose a hundred and fifty pounds. Handsome personal trainer and Army veteran, Eric Anderson, seems like the answer to her prayers, but he’s way out of her league…not to mention taken by a picture-perfect model almost half her age. 

But when Daisy lends her marketing acumen to launch Eric’s personal training business and helps him overcome his grief from losing his brother in Afghanistan, he realizes he has more in common with her than his own girlfriend. Yet when the hours of training pay off, and Daisy is transformed into a head-turning beauty, he’s not the only man to notice. 

Daisy Day is fit to love and she’s already fallen for Eric… but with his now ex-girlfriend chasing after him, and another man in Daisy’s arms, is it too late for him to catch her?

Now let's hear from Jessica about her novel and her interest in writing. Remember, if you would like to do a Twenty Questions session, you can look here for more information.


1. How did you get interested in writing?
At an early age, I developed a passion for reading from my mother, an English teacher, and writing quickly followed. I remember penning journal entries, poems, stories, and songs in composition books in grade school. I also dictated a children’s story to my dad, who typed it into our first desktop computer.

2. What inspired you to come up with this story?
In a former job as the director of research communications at the University of Miami medical school, I attended a symposium on obesity research. Beyond the numbers and case studies, each mother, father, sister, and brother had a story, and often their stories were intertwined with complications. While working out at the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, I saw good-looking personal trainers coaching plus-sized clients. Many of the clients struggled through the fitness routines, but with lots of encouragement, they returned again and again. I knew that each client had their own reason to conquer their killer circuits. And poof! The idea for Fit to Love (https://www.amazon.com/Fit-Love-Jessica-Rachel-Kreger-ebook/dp/B01N9VMOHK), my debut novel, was born. It just came out this year, and was released to audio book (https://www.amazon.com/Fit-to-Love/dp/B0725XQXQ5/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=) this month. My book is available for purchase on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Smashwords, and Kobo.


3. Tell me about the main character, Daisy Day, and what inspired you to create her.
In between riding the elliptical at the gym and listening to research showing obesity rates skyrocketing, the seeds for my heroine were planted in my mind. I wondered what would happen if a woman who was motivated to get fit after her mother’s tragic death from diabetes ended up in the studio of a handsome personal trainer?

4. What characters, other than Daisy, did you find enjoyable to write as you progressed with the book?
Handsome personal trainer and Army veteran, Eric Anderson, seems like the answer to Daisy’s prayers. He’s a modern day Hercules, and creating him was dreamy.

5. From what I gather from your book blurb, you have a love quadrangle, so to speak! How challenging was it to write a story like that?
It was actually really fun, and I believe it made the story more realistic. Of course, a hunk like Eric would already have a girlfriend when Daisy comes along the scene. And his girlfriend would be a model at that. I named her Star. But maybe Star wasn’t exactly right for Eric. Perhaps inner beauty was what he was truly looking for, and a plus-sized woman could also be beautiful to him. Cue in my heroine, Daisy, and poof! There’s a love triangle. The quadrangle occurs when the hours of training pay off, and Daisy is transformed into a head-turning beauty. Eric’s not the only man to notice (cue in neighborhood jock Mario, Daisy’s longtime crush).

6. What are some of the themes you explored in writing the novel?
Finding happiness again after loss is one of the major themes I explore in my novel. After her mother’s tragic death from diabetes, mousy Daisy embarks on her own life-saving mission to lose a hundred and fifty pounds. Then, when Daisy lends her marketing acumen to launch Eric’s personal training business, she helps him overcome his own grief from losing his brother in Afghanistan.

7. What information did you glean about military life to make your story realistic?
I’m the daughter of a Vietnam-era veteran myself, and the feeling of pride in having someone you love protect our freedom comes from my own personal experience. When I conducted research about Vietnam and Afghanistan, I learned a lot about the sacrifices our brave men and women make in service to our country.

8. What other things did you learn along the way as you wrote and edited the book?
I learned more about overcoming adversity as I developed the character of Penny, Eric’s younger sister. Although she’s hearing-impaired, she hasn’t let her disability, or the doubts of others, stop her from achieving her dreams. She’s in her third year of internal medicine residency at the University of Miami and works at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, the VA.

9. Do you have other published works (short stories, poetry, etc.)?
This is my debut novel, although I have lots of works in the wings.

10. What do you find is the right environment for you to write?
I like a quiet room, well lit, with plenty of Florida sunshine.


11. Are there specific programs or tools you find useful to help you with the writing process?
The best tool to help me with the writing process is exercise – it gets my blood pumping and creative juices flowing.

12. What have you found to be useful methods for promoting your writing?
I developed many sites to promote my writing, including: an Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.com/author/jessicarachelkreger, a Goodreads author page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16410360.Jessica_Rachel_Kreger,
a website: http://jessicarachelkreger.com/, a Facebook author page: https://www.facebook.com/jessicarachelkreger/, and a Twitter page: https://twitter.com/JessicaRKreger. I’m also counting on this blog (thank you, Bob!), and others like it, to spread the word. My fellow Clean Reads authors have been amazing.

13. What are some of the famous books or authors you have enjoyed or inspired you?
I lapped up all of Michael Crichton’s medical fiction. He was ahead of his time, and his writing was enthralling.

14. Any aspiring or independent authors whose books you’ve read that you liked and want to mention to others to check out?
Check out fellow sweet-romance writer Kristin Wallace (http://kristinwallaceauthor.com/) and also try out romance writer Victoria Pinder (http://victoriapinder.com/). Kristin and Victoria have been my mentors in the South Florida Romance Writers, my local chapter of the Romance Writers of America. Of course, you should also pick up “Six Pack: Emergence” by blog host, Bob Morris.

15. What advice would you give to those who want to write a novel before they actually get started?
Pick a story that you can fall in love with. You’ll be spending a lot of time with it, so it has to come from a place close to your heart.

16. Tell me about your other experiences as a professional writer.
I enjoy writing in any capacity, and have over seventeen years of experience as a professional writer. I’ve worked in university communications, healthcare communications, software documentation, and financial communications. I earned a B.A. in English from Penn State University and an M.A. in Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University.

17. Other than learning about obesity, were there other things you remember well about your time as the research communications director at University of Miami’s medical school?
One of the highlights of my time in that role was supporting and promoting the cutting-edge medical research that the physician-scientists conducted on the bench and in the clinics. The breadth of research was astounding—ranging from discovery science at the smallest molecular level to large, community-wide epidemiological studies.

18. What can you tell me about your experiences with snorkeling?
Snorkeling the South Florida waters in the summers is full of adventure – you never know what delightful sea creatures you will encounter along the colorful reefs. During my last snorkel, I swam with cuttlefish, an eel, a sting ray, a sea turtle, cow fish, puffer fish, and schools of sergeant majors, among many other marine life.

19. Can you tell me more about some of your favorite TV shows?
My current favorites are all crime dramas – I love a good whodunit, especially if it keeps me guessing until the end.

20. Who would win a battle of superhero skills: Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman?
Wonder Woman, hands-down. She even has the most recent movie!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

What Goes Into A Star Rating?

The recent reviews I've posted got me thinking about the common method of rating books, movies or just about anything else: Star ratings.

What's funny about star ratings is that different sites can take the same star rating system but use each rating to mean different things. Take Amazon, for example. A three-star rating at Amazon means you think the book was OK and a two-star rating means you didn't like it. But go to Goodreads, and a three-star rating there means you liked the book while a two-star rating means it's OK. Neither site allows you to leave a "zero star" rating or indicate that you didn't finish the book for whatever reason (though you ma indicate as such in a review).

I could get into those people who used rating system on a scale of 1 to 4, or those who go with a 1 to 10 scale (though the latter types don't use stars -- maybe because they'd run out of room for a 10-star rating?), but I'll keep the focus on a five-star rating. Though I don't put up star ratings on my reviews and instead talk about what I like or didn't like about a book, I will give you my ideas of what a five-star rating system means to me, to include the "zero star" rating.

Five stars: Strong book overall. The strengths greatly outweigh the flaws. The characters are easily identifiable and the writing flows well.

Four stars: Great book overall. Strengths still outweigh the flaws, though the flaws are somewhat evident. But they don't take away from the overall quality of the book.

Three stars: Good book overall. Strengths outweigh the flaws, but the flaws are crucial ones. Improving those flaws would have made the book better, but it's still worth reading.

Two stars: Mediocre book overall. The flaws are greater than the strengths, though the strengths are easily identifiable. But it's not a book I would recommend.

One star: Weak book overall. Too many flaws that overwhelm what strengths there are. Take a pass on this book.

No stars: Didn't finish it. Flaws were so bad, they made me stop reading.

One's view of a star rating may differ, though. That's why I appreciate that most review sites explain their star ratings to people. But it's important for people to understand what reviewers consider when rating a book, rather than go into their own perceptions about what a star rating is.

It's also important to remember that some stories may not work for certain readers or reviewers. If somebody liked the concept of a book and somebody else didn't, the former person will give it a better rating than the latter. After all, people do take into account what appeals to them or what they are looking for the most when they review anything.

And that's where star ratings can sometimes be a problem. If people just look at the rating and don't take a deeper look at what reviwerers are saying or what they judge a book by, they aren't going to get the bigger picture about the book and whether or not it might appeal to them. Star ratings need to be looked at as one piece of information about a book, rather than the whole picture. And that's where the review itself comes in.

Even though I explained above what I consider a star rating to be, I'm not planning to put them up on my reviews here any time soon -- though sites like Amazon and Goodreads want you to do that, so I guess I'm stuck there!

Seriously, remember that what one person or site gives a star rating for may not be what another person or site may consider -- and that everyone looks for different aspects when considering which books appeal to them.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Book Review: High Summons

High Summons is the debut novel for Eli Celata, a fellow Clean Reads author. It's a fun read about Jon Blythe, a college student who knows he is gifted in magic but believes he can't find his purpose in life and wants to further explore magic in hopes he'll find that purpose.

He meets up with Jordan, who agrees to teach him more about the ways of magic, which leads to Jon joining Jordan in demon hunting. Jon learns quickly that it's more than he bargained for, as his ventures into the world of magic lead him and Jordan on a quest throughout the city of Rochester. Meanwhile, Jon struggles with his father leaving him at a young age and not being there for him to train him in the ways of magic.

I liked Eli's portraly of Jon Blythe and his struggles with his expectations about magic and demon hunting, where he not only has to learn why Jordan will only teach him so much at a time, but overcome his struggles with how to live a normal college life, knowing the dangers he must face... especially when he wants to spend time with his friends when more demons become aware of Jon's presence. And he must learn the answers as to why his father left him at a young age and why his mother didn't talk to him more about the things Jon could do.

The magical action is good and so was the world building. There were passages that left me confused, though, and points when the dialogue was lackluster. At those times, it made it difficult to follow the plot along.

But Eli's work in developing characters is what made the book work for me. Not only did I enjoy learning more about Jon Blythe, but about what makes Jordan tick, too. I am interested to see how their paths develop in future books.

Recommended read.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Twenty Questions With Melody Delgado

My guest this week for Twenty Questions is Melody Delgado, whose latest release, Royally Entitled, came out May 16. If you drop by her website, you can learn more about how to enter a drawing for a free copy of the book.

Melody has another release out as well, Oops A Daisy. Again, you may visit her website to learn more.

If you are interested in participating in Twenty Questions, here are the details.

Now let's hear from Melody about her writing.

1. How did you get interested in writing?

I was teaching music and needed to keep my certification by continuing my education. I asked if I could take some other classes in the arts besides music, and the answer was positive. So I took a writing course, wrote an article, got it published, and I was hooked.

2. What inspired you to come up with this story?

I am a lover of history and a lover of all things royal. I was reading about some of the history of European royals and came across an interesting tidbit. Royals would sometimes marry another royal they had never met, based merely upon a miniature portrait of them. I thought I might have the nugget of an interesting historical story when I read that piece of information. 


3. Tell me about the main character, Anika Pembrie, and what inspired you to create her.

I knew I wanted to write a story with a strong female protagonist with a heart for people. She would have to have access to royalty, even if she was not royal herself. So I had her mother be the daughter of an Earl, and had the Pembrie family home be located next door to the palace. Even though Anika did not go to school with him, Prince Valdemar would then be ‘the boy next door’. Literally. I didn’t want to create a shallow character that would only be interested in the fact that he bore a title. I wanted to create a person of depth who would see past that and have a heart that would look for ways she could help him and not vice-versa.

4. What characters, other than Anika, did you find enjoyable to write as you progressed with the book?

I love writing stories featuring pesky little children and the stable boy, Finn, certainly knows how to get under people’s skin. Prince Valdemar is carefree, friendly and a bit naïve, considering his station. So he was a fun character to flesh out. Creating characters is kind of like predicting the weather. You take an educated guess as to how they will react when put in a particular situation and then you cross your fingers and hope their actions are believable. Trying to dig deep into their psyche is what makes any character fun to write.

5. What are some of the themes you explored in writing the novel?

The idea of making your own way in life, regardless of what others think of you or expect from you was probably the main theme, at least in my mind. Also, the idea of having goals and striving to reach them, even if they are difficult to reach. The value of loyalty, friendship, family and a strong faith in God and how they can all help us deal with adversity, was another idea I hope comes across in the story.

6. What did you learn along the way as you wrote and edited the book?

The characters won’t always be completely fleshed out in the first draft. Several of the characters weren’t fully formed in my mind until the final draft. Also, to keep track of the subplots and make sure they all get tied up at the end.  As my books have gotten edited by others I’ve seen that what is in my head doesn’t always make it to the page. I’ll leave information and events out, assuming the reader will put two and two together, but they can’t always do that if I haven’t provided them with enough information to do that.

7. I see you have written another book, Oops-a-Daisy. Tell me a little more about that book.

Oops-a-Daisy is a quirky story set in modern day Miami and features a twelve-year-old protagonist named Daisy De La Cruz. She attends a school with a focus on the arts, where she hopes to learn all she can in order to become the next acting and singing sensation. Her nurturing music teacher leaves and is replaced by a stiff, no-nonsense, former opera singer. So the story is about Daisy trying to impress him, but getting embarrassed by her dog and her quirky family members who keep ending up in embarrassing situations that the professor ends up witnessing. 

8. How did the experiences writing Royally Entitled and Oops-a-Daisy compare?

ROYALLY ENTITLED was inspired by research. OOPS-A-DAISY sprang more from my experiences of performing, teaching music and living in Florida. It is also a quirky, comedy, where ROYALLY ENTITLED has a few light moments, but is more of a romance, mystery. I spent two months researching European traditions that occurred during the Renaissance and wrote pages and pages of notes in order to write ROYALLY ENTITLED. For OOPS-A-DAISY, I visited an arts magnet school, had lunch with faculty members who teach there, did a bit of research about child performers and spent a few days in Miami. Because it is set in modern times, I didn’t have to include so many details about place and setting, so I found myself free to really focus on the characters, how they interact with each other and felt free to think up zany, crazy situations to put them all in.

9. What do you find is the right environment for you to write? 

I need quiet, quiet, quiet with few distractions. I write while my son is in school and my husband is at work. I have to be able to think and speak my character’s lines out loud without anyone feeling like they have to call the people in white jackets.  ;)


10. Are there specific programs or tools you find useful to help you with the writing process? 

I really need to have a good idea of the major plot points in a story before I sit down to write. I spend a good bit of time plotting and planning by hand, using a notebook, before I sit down to type anything. Too many scenes end up in the dumpster when I don’t plan ahead. I use the nine box method to help me stay on track. When I feel lost in a story or I’m not sure about the order of events, I go back to what is supposed to happen in each box, and that will usually clear up any confusion about what needs to happen when, but not always. I also depend upon my critique group to give me honest feedback and tell me when something is not working. And while I do plan ahead, I don’t feel boxed in by expectations of any certain genre. Many romance novels have the love interest marked out very clearly through the story. Life isn’t so predictable, so I try to have my stories not be easily predictable or formulaic either. While ROYALLY ENTITLED is a romance, there is also a bit of mystery and who Anika will end up with is not a foregone conclusion. In OOPS-A-DAISY my main character succeeding is also not a foregone conclusion either. Both of my main characters experience some major setbacks to their plans.

11. What have you found to be useful methods for promoting your writing? 

We’ve yet to see if my methods prove useful! With my first novel just being released, I am still in the learning phase myself. But I used to be shy about telling people I was a writer. Now I let it be known to my family and friends. I am active on twitter. I carry bookmarks of my book cover with me. I’m hosting a book giveaway on my website. I’ll probably host others also.

12. What are some of the famous books or authors you have enjoyed or inspired you? 

Old books full of heart like Anne of Green Gables and Little Women are still my favorites. They pulled me in to read and then inspired me to write. 

13. Any aspiring or independent authors whose books you’ve read that you liked and want to mention to others to check out? 

I read STIM by Kevin Berry and while some of the humor was not to my taste, some of it was laugh-out-loud funny. It was well-written and inspiring since it was written by someone with Aspergers, so hats off to him. Bravo to any independent author who has the energy to run the entire show. There is so much work involved in launching a book, so anyone who can do it all certainly has my respect.

14. What advice would you give to those who want to write a novel before they actually get started? 

I hate to state the obvious, but you’ve got to be a reader before you can be a writer. Don’t read just any book. Read well-written books. Get in touch with what topics interest you. When you set out to write a novel, you will be in that world with those characters for a long time. The genre and topic of the novel has to be something that interests you. Don’t write about something you don’t want to think about every single day, because those characters and that setting will be with you every day you’re writing.

15. Tell me more about your work in music, vocal studies and the concerts in which you have performed. 

I started singing in a pop group in college while I studied classical voice from Yvonne Ciannella and Thomas Palmer, who were both opera singers. Florida State has a wonderful music program. I studied with D’anna Fortunato at New England Conservatory. I’ve done concerts at universities featuring modern music by modern composers. A lot of these concerts have been called Festivals of New Music because the music is avante-garde. You know, a pianist plucking the piano strings instead of playing the keys. Violinists plucking the strings instead of using their bows. Time signatures that constantly change, that sort of thing. Stuff that is really unusual. I also sing Gospel so I have sung at conferences and different churches. I’ve also written gospel songs, some of which have been performed in church. I was really trying my hand at different things in music, so I’ve done a lot of things all across the board.

16. What were some of the charity events you have organized? 

Anything that has been initiated has been done along with my husband. Our main thing a few years back was to go into inner-city neighborhoods and distribute toys on Christmas Eve, bringing along Santa and his horse-driven sleigh, and letting kids get a ride with Santa. I’ve got many photos of this, but they are dark because this happened at night, so I haven’t been able to post any on my website.

17. What are some of the specific Middle East projects you have been involved with?

Along with a group of about fifteen other volunteers we went to a place in Bethany in Israel, called ‘The Sisters of Mercy’. It is a combination hospital, orphanage etc. We painted murals, visited with patients and brought toys to the children and tried to interact with them. They had absolutely nothing to play with and would just sit idle in their cribs. That’s the unbelievable type of poverty that we saw.

18. One I noticed in particular at your website was your visit to the Spafford House in Jerusalem. What was that experience like? 

The kids and staff were absolutely wonderful. Warm and caring. We did puppet shows for them. I sang with the children and performed with them. It was more just being there for them and interacting with them since they had no families to speak of.

19. What can you tell me about your experiences as a public speaker? 

I’ve been a lay speaker for years in churches and at retreats. I speak on women’s issues and try to use women in the bible like Ruth, Naomi, Abigail and Hannah to serve as examples for the types of women we should be like today. I’ve also spoken at events for writers where I discuss things such as how to start your novel, flesh out your characters and find your personal writing niche.

20. Who would win a battle of superhero skills: Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman?

Wonder Woman, because Girl Power always rocks! Look out, boys!! 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Reflections On Five Seasons Of Arrow

Having become a fan of the “Arrowverse” on the CW Network and catching up on the five seasons of Arrow – the show that started the flood of DC superhero shows on CW – I thought I’d sit down and consider how Arrow has come along after its first five seasons.

The first five seasons have followed the journey of Oliver Queen from his return home after being separated from his family for five years, much of that time (thought not all of it) spent on Lian Yu. For the first five seasons, the majority of episodes focused on Oliver’s path taken in Starling City (later Star City) with flashbacks detailing Oliver’s five years away from his hometown.

Season Five ended this week with what I thought was one of the strongest episodes the show has ever produced, but before I get to that, let’s run down the past few seasons to see what has worked and hasn’t worked as the show’s writers and producers told the tale of Oliver’s journey.

WARNING: Spoilers for the Season 5 finale appear down toward the end, so either don’t look beyond the link or stop when you get to Season 4.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Book Review: B.E.V.

Having gained more interest in dystopian fiction and how authors either build their worlds or examine the circumstances people face, I ran across Arthur Butt's B.E.V.

The story is told through the viewpoint of Hunter, a teenage boy who has difficult walking as a result of an alien attack that has left Earth devastated. He and his friend Kat find themselves in the middle of an assault on their hometown and run across a sentient war machine called B.E.V. (which stands for Battle Evasive Vehicle). The two take the vehicle to rescue Hunter's father and defend their hometown.

The concept of a sentient war machine was interesting. I liked how that played out throughout the novel -- it was a fun take on artificial intelligence, as B.E.V. not only shows intelligence but has a distinct personality. I liked the interplay between Hunter and Kat, though the author teases a romantic relationship but doesn't really pay it off. The world building is good for the most part and the author does a good job building tension, though at times I thought the aliens came off as one-dimensional.

B.E.V. is a book that I think most science fiction fans would enjoy, though readers who are looking for a more in-depth portrayal of the antagonist may not like it as much. You may buy the book on Amazon.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Book Review: Insurrection (And A New Release Plug)

A few weeks ago, I chatted with Kadee Carter about her first book, Insurrection, and my interest was piqued, so I bought it. Turned out I was in for a fun ride.

The story follows 16-year-old Saylor, who grows up in an orphanage, only to escape with her three friends in a boat. They find themselves caught in a storm on the high seas and, later, on a Carribbean island on which a military base is located. It's here that Saylor learns of a new threat to the human race and must step into a role she never expected to be in, not only to save her friends but humanity itself.

I really loved Saylor -- she is a sassy yet kind girl who grows through the course of events, evolving from somebody who wants to question why she has to do anything, to somebody who accepts her role and what she is destined to, but never loses her heart or her desire to learn more.

Carder did a good job researching military life and its structure, and you can tell from the writing that she is a softball fan! She created a simple yet interesting technological threat that Saylor must overcome. And I thought the pacing was good overall, in which Carder breaks up the action scenes with some slower parts that focus on character development.

The prologue to the book might be considered an info dump to some, but once you get past it, you go right into the story about who Saylor is and her life experiences -- and from there, the action picks up and there are more spots in which it's difficult to put the book down.

Insurrection is a recommended read... and it just so happens that the second two books have already been released. In fact, Carder's third book in the series is out now. Here's details about the third book and, below, you can find links to purchase all the books in the series. I know I'll have the second book on my to-read list in the near future!

INDELIBLE

We humans have to be stronger than we ever imagine, love ourselves in the process, and dig in when the ground seems to sink. We not only relish adventures, we create them. That’s the basis of Saylor’s story in Kadee Carder’s young adult science fiction trilogy, Insurrection. Volume One, Insurrection, and Volume Two, Incomplete, is now available on iTunes, Amazon Kindle, and Barnes & Noble Nook, and Volume Three, Indelible, will be available May 9th! Scintillating gadgetry, crackling romance, and endless riddles fill the pages of this trilogy, in a fresh adventure for the restless reader.
Beneath the façade of covert laboratories and military exploits, Saylor’s story twists further in this thrilling final installment of the Insurrection trilogy. Concealed identities. Puzzling truths. Cryptic alliances. Amid hasty exits and curious arrivals, Saylor pursues the answers haunting her conscience.
Dealing with the consequences of her decisions, will Saylor find herself invincible, or drawn even closer to Breame’s conniving promises? And with humanity’s existence at stake, will Saylor advance toward the brimming war, or succumb to the battle bubbling in her blood?
Saylor must decide.
Humanity will always be worth fighting for.



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Insurrection (Book 1) on Amazon:
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Incomplete (Book 2) on Amazon:
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Indelible (Book 3) on Amazon:
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