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The Terran Myth: What You can expect! 

As we began our journey several months ago into the TMU (Terran Myth Universe) through the thriving “Keys To The Universe,” I never really gave you a good picture of what the landscape looks like. To be more accurate the “space-space.”

Let’s give you the scale I’m working on:

Experts estimate that there are between 200-400 billion stars (not planets) just in our single galaxy alone . Some believe that we can easily have closer to a trillion. They also believe there is, at the very least, 100 billion solar systems (a collection of planets orbiting around a star) within our galaxy. Based on the numbers and odds experts believe that 40 billion of those planets are esitmated to be already “earth like,” with 11 billion orbiting stars like our own.  Meaning if we had a way to transverse space then we can easily find new real-estate amongst the stars.

Just so you are aware, I chose to go with 400 billion- go big Or go home, right? As well as sticking with the estimated 40 billions earth like planets.

 Now!

Imagine with me if you please, a future so vast and old that no planet has gone unclaimed. The human population has climbed to unfathomable amounts as it spread to the hundreds of billions of stars within our galaxy. 

Terra-forming uninhabital planets (to make earth like) has become an ancient form after being in use for millenniums. To us, it would be like the art of growing great crops or other farmlands. It’s been mastered, stream-lined, and by this point, broken down into hundreds of privately operated proprietorships.  

Space travel, by this time, is nothing special or unique. It is nothing more  than if you or I went to our nearest airport and caught a flight to another country. It’s commercialized, it’s privatized and it’s “nothing new,” to the current generations.  

There are millions of different technologically developed societies; many live for peace and many lust for war. However technology, like nuclear weapons are today, is regulated heavily by the superior forces that controlled them in the beginning. The superior Big Ten (the 10 largest super powers in the galaxy- which I’ll cover at a later date) insure there is a clear technological gap between factions in order to protect their own interest and to keep the balance of power even between its small neighbors. (Which superpowers currently do today.)

The hardest part about going out on a scale this massive is culture. So to put it straight; money makes the galaxy go round. The more money one had, the more strength it has and with it either peace of war can unfold. 

If you want to know more about these tech gaps visit my post on the Tier system that divides civilizations in the TMU. Which can be viewed at Keys To The Universe – Tier I

The story will describe things that will further fill in the details of TMU as it relates to events happening within the story. 

Now that pretty much sums up the general idea of the TMU, but if you have any questions, feel free to ask. Or even offer suggestions of things that could be seen in the future. 

(Picture Credit Given Here)

More to come so stay tuned! 

Terran Myth Update (May 2015)

Posting on a holiday usually never leads to anything good. That is why yesterday a post pretty much slid by unnoticed. Which was My fault. 

Terran Myth Book 1 Status: Completed all Writing; Currently Typing and editing. BASICALLY IT IS FINISHED! *fist pump in triumph* 

This was quicker to achieve than I expected. It was easier since I started the very unhealthy use of caffeine on days I designate as writing days. So let me be your test subject to show you it doesn’t kill you in the end. (Sarcasm)  

I’ll be vanishing for 2 weeks this Friday, to conduct annual training and then I’ll return with hopefully the first half of book 2 written out! 

Unfortunately, since I’ll be in the woods sleeping most of my nights, I won’t be able to type out the remainder of book one. So don’t bail out on me! We’ve made it this far. Let’s finish it! 

As a tribute to this milestone, I will release a section of the first chapter on here, once the entire book is finished being typed and edited, as best as it can be. As well a special offer will be announce once the coverart is finished.

On a side note; this will be my first book selfpublished, (shooting to eventually get on with a real publisher- no rush there) but I want your feed back! As much negative and good feed back as you can force my way before you tire out. 

Keep a look out for the new TMU features to come!

Stay tuned my friends! I appreciate all your support. 

Poison or Promise? You decide. 

Hello once again everyone, I was happy to see the support for the short excerpt from a fellow writer’s story. You all know it was pretty captivating, it is alright to admit you want to know more. *incert wink face here*

There will be more to come from Robert D. Fulmer in the future!

Now! To discuss the purpose of my title “Poison or Promise? You decide.”

There is no secret that I am talking about the caffeine over dose I’m sure is in my future. (Not really. Unfortunately life within the military and when I was a security guard as made me all to skilled and professional with my caffeine usage.) Don’t judge.

As I posted a week ago, a new tactic I tried helped me crunch out a large section of my story. 

Well I kept up the new tactic since last Thursday, but only on days where it was practical. Thanks to this new method I have completed *play a suspenseful drum beat* a whopping 30,000 words. I have maybe 20,000 left until I start the second portion of my story. Typing and editing…. *enter painfilled sickening face here.*

Anyone who writes or types, is well aware that you get faster the more you do it. To state, I have been typing a lot longer than I have been writing. So based off how much and how fast I write, it will tell you the speed in which I type. (10k words is child’s play.)

In the near future, I’ll share with you all about my motivation as to why I’m pushing this story through at an exponential rate.

But for now and as always people, Stay tuned!

Never before Seen Publicly – Come See

Feast Your Eyes on the trinkets I bring before you tonight!

Strangers, Followers and bloggers alike!

Happening here, happening now! Is the first peak at a story you wouldn’t read this early if I never was granted permission to share it.

THIS IS NOT A SCIENCE FICTION STORY – but i highly recommend reading it and providing any feed back.

Before you do read it, i do remind folks that this is original work, and basic rights are protected even by me sharing.

Ironically this is the first short story I have posted in sometime; says something about a possible alteration in my title. 


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“Anon of Brastalon/TiitledUnderReview”

Prologue:

He struggled to regain his footing. Once he got to his feet he continued to run. He heard yells and shrieks of agony from behind him but he fought the urge to look back; he knew he couldn’t bear the sight he would see and he couldn’t risk getting tripped up again if he hoped to survive. About thirty paces to his right was the edge of the plateau; the massive plateau on which the Capital city stood. The city itself was barely visible. It was the only light in the sea of darkness that surrounded him. He continued to run. He glanced to his left into the trees and saw nothing but darkness. He felt so alone. The darkness consumed everything; he could barely see his feet as they hit the ground. The Capital city seemed to be moving away from him as he ran. He ran until his legs could carry him no more; yet, felt no closer to the city than when he began. Eventually the screams behind him subsided and he felt a fleeting sense of relief; not for his current situation but because the pain that reached for him at every scream had finally ceased. He doubled over breathing heavily. He was still in shock from what had just happened, A caravan of not even two dozen men? And Acridian merchants at that!? He thought as he tried to regain his breath; How could this happen? And so close to the Capital City? It was like something out of a nightmare: they came straight from the shadows. As he thought, he noticed the silence around him. It made him shudder. He continued to recount the experience; They struck before we even saw them. I swear if I—. He didn’t have time to finish his thought before he felt a sharp pain directly below his left shoulder blade. The source of this pain carried enough force to put him on his knees. He struggled to breathe as his torso remained awkwardly upright, supported by his knees. Gravity pulled at his body and provoked it to turn with the bulk of his weight. As he rolled onto the ground, there was a loud ‘snap’ of the arrow in his back breaking under his weight and lodging itself further into his body; which sent a sharp pain through his chest. As his life faded away, the last thing he saw was the sigil of a red scorpion on the chest of a dark hooded figure. The figure reached for something and the Acridian closed his eyes and exhaled slowly. The last thing he felt was the touch of cold metal caressing his throat… and all was silent.”

Story by Robert D. Fulmer

Excerpt From: Anon. iBooks.

This material is protected by copyright.

picture credit can be found here Deviant Artist Aries

A Semi-Accomplishment.

I decided to dance to a new beat of the drum. Instead of what many would consider my normal day, which consists of me coming home, gym, food, and complaining about being too tired to write; I decided to take some energy pills right after work. You know, just to it spice it up.

Yes, I can hear your remarks alread about that being insane.. Just kidding, more people do than you think. And yes I was extremely tired when I woke up for work this morning. Coffee cured that.

So about last last night…

I crunched out an entire 10,000 word section of my story in the matter of hours. I wouldn’t have stop until I realized my caffeine was wearing off. I.e. Words, with unknown origins began appearing before every me; some a combination of two or more words and others I had no clue to how I created it. My mind was done and so was I!

Due to the exciting pace the story had reach I’ll be writing again tonight! Not that often when I have this kind of “awake time.”

Stay tuned!

A fault in lengthy writing

 Maybe it is not me, but then again maybe it is. 

Time and time again, I have come to notice that the longer a story is either sitting on your desk untouched or if you are writing incredibly slow, the longer your mind will mold, modify, and change it. 

Constant tinkering may be the death of me, and a constantly active mind that day dreams about the story will only drive me there faster. 

Long ago, in a time where a decision was made and a method was put into motion, my story was just beginning to unfold. Now, in this modern day of times, after undoing a method and scribbling through books, my story is completed. Yet it isn’t finished. This is only because it will be the first i shoot to publish, so all bases must be covered. So bid me time and luck as I endure a few more weeks of hardworking in life and in my stories future! 

As always stay tuned!

Book recommendation! Odyssey One

This is a serious must read book series. The ending is so cinematic that it deserves an award for the greatest closure to a story arch. It’s also not over, it just leaves you satisfied with the end and crossing your fingers for more!

I will not be leaving a description for this book series in this blog post because I want you to venture out to see it for yourself. It is worth it!

Also if you listen to the audiobook version. The narrator changes for the last novel. However the new narrator was incredible! Check it out!

~Tyler

Book recommendation! Ark Royal Series

Following a very sensible approach to our wonderful planet and all her separate nations discovering spaceflight on their own, Christopher Nuttal invites a new approach to interstellar war.

Unlike most, however, this story is led from the side of England; bringing their well develop customs of being a naval power.

What’s it about all together? Well Earth comes under fire from an Alien species who begins an all out war against their human enemy. Unfortunately the super modern space ships that are armed to the teeth stand no chance against the Alien foe. It comes down to one ship called the Ark Royal, the oldest ship in the fleet used as a museum peace, and her Captain, an aging drunkard, who is the only one capable of commanding her.

The fate of mankind lies in a museum peace and a drunk; will he rise to the challenge or will the drink end his and billions of others lives?

Holy Smokes! I’m writing. Part 2 or 2.

Well I spoke a little soon on the whole writing. I conceded on the fact that I would not be getting anything close to what I would have liked. I managed to pump out about 4000 words though. So there is a start.

Also I intend to start optimizing my break time at work with small attempts to crack into finishing up the short story “Rogue Intelligence.”

Stay tuned!

A promotion!?

So I have some wonderful news, since my department is still relatively brand new there is a promotion along with the new job!

Unfortunately I haven’t touched my writing in a few days. That all changes tomorrow as I crunch threw an entire chapter like a Viking raiding a wealthy coastal village!

On a side note; who would like to be in my warband? I can’t plunder by myself.

Well not anymore. Not since I took that arrow to the knee.