Category Archives: Abraxas

Two Palaces cover art

I have pretty much decided to self-publish. It seems the way to go regarding attracting literary agents and publishers. I thought they might go on the strength of the material presented but no, it seems unless you can show that people are already buying your books, they won’t take a chance on a new author. […]

Extract from Two Palaces #1 – Captains’ Committee

Introduction to the extract: Akuba Denobis is in charge of the one hundred and twelve ships in the Fleet of humans escaping Earth’s destruction. She chairs committee meetings using a virtual reality technology. The meeting space is called a gestalt. For the Captains’ Committee meeting, Akuba always chose the same gestalt setting. It was a […]

Extract from Two Palaces #2 – Duncan goes to Mazonya

Introduction to the extract: Humanity needs a new home, so they have taken a small proportion of live specimens in gigantic spaceship ecologies called Sanctuary ships. They refresh oxygen, keep animals from needing to be cloned and give humans a chance to enjoy Earth-like environments, essential in a two-hundred year voyage. The ships where humans […]