Prometheus Rising

The Story of KLINE's Arrival
Christmas Day, 1980: Hundreds of Britons report what appears to be a meteor, streaking out of the western sky, trailing flame. Hours later, Air Force patrolmen find evidence of a downed aircraft deep within Rendlesham Forest in southern England. In the days that follow, strange lights and noises lead to a dramatic chase through the woods that has skeptics and conspiracy theorists arguing to this day.

According to Brigadier General Carl Grant, these were the events that heralded the arrival of KLINE, the reluctant prophet whose warning changed the course of history. But what exactly happened that night, and why did Grant insist on taking the details to his grave?

Prometheus Rising relays the story of KLINE’s arrival in exquisite detail... but if you want the full story, you’ll need to read between the lines...

This volume contains five short stories: "The Arrival," "The Siege", "Amantes sunt Amentes," "Sesquipedalia," and "The Compound." These tales are prequels to the Gryphens Duology but can be enjoyed independently, either as a first introduction to the Gryphens saga, or as a fun diversion somewhere along the way. This volume also contains a lengthy preview of the duology: the first five chapters of Prometheus Rebound and three chapters from Prometheus Revealed.

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You’ve seen the big-budget summer action flicks. You’ve read the books, maybe played the video games. You’ve heard all the conspiracy theories. But this is the real world, the present day. If the unthinkable happened, if we faced an actual, verifiable threat from outside our planet...

What would we do?
The Gryphens Duology tells that tale.

Blending military thriller and science fiction—with an emphasis on the science—new author R.L. Akers produces a well-crafted story peopled by characters you’ll grow to love and hate. When the threat from outer space becomes known, the U.S. government is caught unprepared. With time running out, the military must adapt to an entirely new variety of warfare. Pilots and soldiers must be recruited, trained, and deployed to defensive installations in orbit above North America, and technology must take a giant leap forward—with considerable assistance from a surprising source.

But there are those who would halt these preparations: mercenaries and even traitors within the ranks. What motivates them to betray their world is unknown, but they will stop at nothing to prevent the newest branch of United States military from fulfilling its mandate.

From the shadows of rural England to the bowels of Area 51’s Groom Lake installation, from the most remote corner of our planet to geosynchronous orbit thousands of miles above, the Gryphens Duology comprises a single well-researched and believable story about humanity’s real-world response to the threat of alien invasion. You won’t want to put these books down!

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