Citadel 9.

When I created the Microcosms blog earlier this year, I started to work on a novel called “Five” which was to follow five characters on a remote planet with a desire to connect seemingly isolated worlds.  While the concepts have been progressing well, I started to become concerned that the sheer magnitude of the plot [...]

"Five" – Chapter 8.

3am.  Rilan.  7th District.  Lokan’s eyes were a muted white with maroon tendrils spanning from each corner.  A combination of 7G and alcohol flowed through his bloodstream.  While a deadly mix for just about anyone, Lokan’s physiological enhancements obtained off world provided him with increased longevity as well as resistance to poisons such as these.  [...]