What the Thunder Said

PROJECT SERAPHIMplaceholder:
Roots (I)

(Coming in 2014)

Prison and palace and reverberation
Of thunder of spring over distant mountains
He who was living is now dead
We who were living are now dying
ā€” T. S. Elliot


Ashwater, Washington.

It was considered to be one of the greatest tragedies in the history of the Western Order: That day, eighteen years ago, the Battle-Brave weapon rendered the capitol into a place of death and debris. Only nobody really knows what the Battle-Brave truly is, even nearly two decades after the event. Most had claimed it to be a bomb, given the mass destruction it had left in its way.

This is why Sergeant Stone, an operative of the Eastside Republic, is sent to infiltrate Ashwater to retrieve it. Knowing that it has been compromised by an enemy called the Prizrak, who had already played a part in the ruination of the old government, Stone must race to the Battle-Brave before it falls into the wrong hands.

What the Thunder Said is a prequel novella to the PROJECT SERAPHIM Series, following the sequence of events that transpired before what will be known as the First Cataclysm, and those who were there that lived to speak of it…