- Jonathan Cullen, The Future Fire Reviews
Kathleen Gould, the mysterious chief executive of the Bank of Shinar International, was about to start a seemingly ordinary day when she receives word that the United Nations Security Council is about to announce that China is launching its first manned mission to the Moon in the next two days – four years ahead of schedule.
With the sleeping giant of yesterday about to awaken a new world order, Gould summons her top lieutenants to an emergency meeting in New York to assess China’s announcement on global financial markets and to prepare for possible evacuation – off the planet. Little did Gould know that another gathering was taking place.
General Reager of United States Space Command is charged with the authority to carry out a directive that had been in place for the last half century – to stop any future manned missions to the Moon. Within hours of the Security Council’s announcement, military units around the world began to disengage from standing orders to engage an alien presence that has infiltrated planetary governments and corporations.
Wright-Patterson Air Force base’s launch of the covertly built second generation space shuttle, S.S. Constitution, along with the redeployment of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Harry S. Truman, is just a foretaste to prevent China’s launch of Tsien One.
Time is short for those that know about the original classified mission of the Apollo space program and what the world faces should it become public.
…that mankind has never been alone.
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The first in a series of ebooks, First World: Covenant is a prequel novella to the award nominated screenplay First World: Revelation. Since 2007, the First World story has placed in three writing contests and been produced as a short film that has screened at over twenty science fiction conventions in six countries. The short can be seen on IMDB.
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First World: Covenant ebook cover illustration and header art by Marek Purzycki.