NEXT YOU… Novel Synopses
The Legacy of Daddy
What happens when a Graduate student in a dystopian society competes for a PhD by experimenting with dangerous alien technology? Does humankind need technological help to leave Earth? These and other questions are awkwardly dealt with in The Legacy of Daddy.
Next You Interstellar LLC
If you had the option to come back after death, what would you want to be? Still want to be human or would you like to try something different? How much is it worth to you? Live in the extra-solar human civilization and experience your next incarnation in Next You Interstellar, LLC.
Having Nice Things
The Earth is hurting from radioactive wastelands, over-crowding and a xenophobic fear of the inter-system alliance. While adapting Next You Interstellar LLC donated technological innovation, to reclaim areas of Earth made uninhabitable by wars of the past, religious and ethical movements threaten to unleash more war. How many people are too many? What can aliens and alien technology do to nudge the balance between war and progress? Read Having Nice Things, a Next You novel and find out.
The Martian dream is to have your own home, work a nice steady job and raise 1.2 well-behaved offspring. Fiona and Ashley feel well on their way to accomplishing this when they make a down payment on their new home. The dream state descends from there. Just add water and alien shenanigans will commence leading to an adventure of Extra-Solar dimensions. Don’t forget to pay the Homeowner’s Association fee and learn about the options in Utopian Estates, a Next You novel.
In the last year of mandatory school each soon-to-be graduate takes a multitude of tests to efficiently funnel them into the right career. Personality profiles showing you to be low IQ, bigoted and prone to senseless violence really increase your chances of being denied. Scores mean enough to tempt test-takers to cheat using answer sets bought from sketchy characters. You don’t always get what you pay for as Felix Dernoft discovers in Destined for…Something, a Next You novel.
Four Book Mini Arc
Minus a Conscience
The Relevance of Belief
What Am I?
“A personality per day keeps the assassins at bay.” One of many quotations embossed along the walls of the secretive ‘Next You‘ ID Operators academy on Cassius. Every government needs operators and they promise awesome compensation. They can because they normally don’t have to pay. Track Diego Martin as he goes to work for the IANYID and holds them accountable for their rewards program, in Minus a Conscience, a Next You novel.
Humans have advanced to become an interstellar civilization mainly through technological leaps from questionable sources. Not everyone followed the path. A splinter group of humans used the technology just enough to found the colony world of Arcturus. Arcturus went silent, forgotten for a hundred years, developing along a different path until re-emergence.
Non-recycled food stuffs are considered a luxury and bring very high prices. Agricultural ships drift through the solar systems growing livestock and vegetarian delights. When such a ship tries to market at Arcturus and its livestock become sentient, Next You Interstellar and the mainstream path of humanity are challenged by homo sapiens variant two; super beings.
Which path would you take if given a choice to be truly organic?