Writer’s Update

This first book of my space opera series was suppose to tell the story of Zephyrinus Zapatas' rise to knighthood while simultaneously relaying the history of The Holy Terran Empire. While it started out well enough, the middle section was turning out to be unwieldy and clunky, weighed down with too many long blocks of … Continue reading Writer’s Update

FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 14

The Saga Begins   Here! 14 The Farewell Tour Christmas that year was a small and intimate celebration with my parents, grandparents on my mother’s side and the young twins. After Christmas I hit the road, visiting for two or three weeks at a time with various branches of my extended family. The trip led me … Continue reading FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 14

FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 13

The Tale Begins  HERE! 13 The Prom The following three months were my last of secondary school. I had already finished my studies before summer break and returned to school after Michaelmas to fulfill my mentoring obligation by tutoring the younger boys.  On the night of Gaudete Sunday, secondary schools celebrated the senior students promenade and … Continue reading FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 13

FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter 10

Start The Story Here With  Chapter – 1 10 Promotions The freed hostages were tended to, interviewed and allowed to send messages to their home planets. The majority of them were citizens of the Union of Free Worlds, the nearest galactic power. They were survivors of the plundered caravels out of Caraquador. They told us they … Continue reading FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter 10

FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 7

The Story Begins Here With  Chapter – 1 7 Technical Difficulties We could not help ourselves. To a man, I’m sure, we turned our gazes to the sky. Our visors automatically polarized themselves to block out the harsh brightness. Even at full occluding, stinging light still seeped through. I couldn’t see anything at first but white … Continue reading FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 7

FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 6

The Story Begins Here With   Chapter – 1  6Ground Assault As if to drive the captain’s point home, our Halberds and Hussars loosed a cannonade of bright, white-hot plasma overhead. The Spontoons lurched forward to meet the incoming threat. On the ground, the Kuvasz tanks raised their turrets and laser guns to the sky and loosed … Continue reading FAITH & EMPIRE – Chapter – 6