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  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
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  • Custom Animation

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  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
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  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
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  • A Modern Approach to Design.

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  • A Modern Approach to Design.

    Epsilon is a modern, sectioned based design, with a diverse infusion of background textures and patterns. These enrich and differentiate your site whilst maintaining an overall conservative approach, for flexible site application. Read More
  • Background Slideshow

    Epsilon provides for full width, custom, transitional background images, in the slideshow position, a full width container, specifically designed for RokSprocket's Features layout. It also has separate options for per panel background and content images. Read More
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  • A Turning Point for Humanity

    The over-mining of hydrogen to fuel a bloody global war has forced the sun into its final state. The ball of searing gases and burning plasma slowly bloats, putting it on track to consume the four inner planets. Though Earth’s destruction is millennia away, the human race unites and begins the process of constructing a superstructure designed to carry future generations off to the stars.

    But not every human believes that the race’s destiny is survival. A growing cult, hidden beneath a vast global network of front organizations, preaches that the folly deserves atonement: extermination. Through the power of prophecy and the pull of political and financial influence, they seek to derail preservation efforts.
  • An Unexpected Source of Hope

    Unrest and discord take root on war-ravaged Earth, stalling progress. Hundreds of light years away in another spiral of the galaxy, a race of extraterrestrials witnesses the solar blast sent out by the sun. Curious as to what–or who–could exact such a destructive toll on a thriving star, they travel to investigate the source of the burst.

    When the beings encounter the framework of the superstructure hanging high above the globe, they land their vessel and spark an international reaction. After proving their benevolence, the aliens begin sharing their technology and knowledge of space travel to hasten construction on the vessel. But at what cost will their aid come?
  • Smoldering Personal Tensions

    Duty and desire tear at a young man’s conscience. His family, who has supported him since infancy when a life-saving operation left a shunt wedged deep in the folds of his brain, is deeply engrained in the local cells of the shadow organization. But the man’s intelligence makes him a valuable asset to the superstructure project, one that is too precious to lose.

    Though the shunt all but strips him of emotions, it gives him access to odd sensations that flood his subconscious every three minutes. The flashes of colors and aromas appear randomized… And yet, strangely logical. The young man must find out what makes him unique and forge a single path forward, one that betrays either his family or his passion.
  • Flourishing Network of Shadow Zealots

    While the world focuses on the aliens and reinvigorated interest in the superstructure project, a group of eco-zealots hell-bent on enacting justice for humanity’s sins grows at an alarming rate. Hidden beneath hundreds of front organizations that feed the shadowy Society Solaria countless amounts of money, the cult crosses international borders and cultural boundaries in pursuit of its singular objective: annihilation.

    Guided by the prophecies of a grieving soldier’s father, the organization resorts to torture, terrorism and extortion to force the human race toward its fate. After its leadership announces that recent events fulfill an ancient vision, they prepare to submit to the leadership of a soon-to-be reborn digital sun goddess, Solana. The countless resources in her maniacal grasp escalates the threat posed by the organization into a very real danger for humanity’s future.

  • One Man Divided

    One man is the common denominator between all of the factions and powers wrestling over Earth’s future. As he also grapples with finding himself, he must make difficult choices and weather terrible sacrifices in pursuit of the path he chooses to follow.

    Can this torn son rise above the calamities of Earth and the turmoil of his own family to help save the human race, or will the sun ultimately be victorious in its mission to engulf the planet and all who reside there? Which force is more powerful: conservation, or destruction?
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  • The Family
  • The Government
  • The Society
  • The Institute
  • The Trtaaniy

Passion at Odds with Bloodlines

The Raymonds are a proud clan whose roots run deep in the Camericon soil, as well as Society operations.

At present, the head of the family is Daylen Raymond, who is married to his wife, Naura. Their son, Vikaré, is torn between supporting the family's involvement with a maligned shadow organization or using his unusually strong analytical skills to further work on the growing superstructure. His parents, who have sacrificed much for their son's survival, pressure him to side with the family.

Daylen's sister, Helen Raymond, is a blunt, angry woman who obsesses over two things: her surgically altered appearance, and the allure of power. Her eagerness knows no bounds, and she is willing to do practically anything to get what she wants. Even if it means putting her own blood directly in harm's way...

The Raymond siblings are haunted by family secrets, long-held grudges and simmering personal conflicts, all which threaten to turn them upon one another.

Vikaré

A young man who struggles with a damaged limbic system, his family's shadows and the fate of humanity.

Daylen

A man aligned with his family's roots who is torn about his son's decisions and the terrible consequences they yield.

Naura

A hot-headed, dutiful mother who sacrificed her career for her son, albeit begrudingly.

Helen

The ruthless last daughter of the Raymond family who savors the allure of power above all else, even blood.

A Tumultuous World Order

The Camericon government's position is precarious. Weakened by the long-ended Circudominion Conflict, the superpower's leadership struggles with being the second strongest coalition of former countries on the planet.

Boiling control issues between the north and the south, rampant overspending and general angst among the populace are ready to erupt in violence at any moment. However, thanks to intense propaganda campaigns, the Camericons stave off the majority of conflict...for now.

When a mysterious extraterrestrial vessel lands in the Panama Canal, all of the tables are suddenly turned. The balance of world power is once again in the Camericons' hands, but the balance of continental control shifts dramatically to the south. When the Society Solaria steps in and begins surreptitiously moving pawns for their own gains, the struggle threatens to boil over in the open and take down the superstructure--and superpower--with it.

One woman in the middle of the bureaucracy, Dianne Wolenstein, works to thwart the Society through any means possible. But as she untangles the organization, she learns just how pervasive and perverse it actually is.

Camerico

North and South America comprise Camerico, an unbalanced land that deals daily with control issues and a struggling national identity. Displays of affluence and propaganda dominate the regime.

Euria

Europe and Asia make up lead global power Euria, a juggernaut of brains and brawn. But with size comes dissonance, a sentiment that echoes loudly in its central region.

Southpole

In former Antarctica, a small population of scientists have banded to create a progressive, thought-driven society known as Southpole. Small and remote, it holds the nation-less prison Ghysulag.

Africa & Atollia

Africa has confederated, elevating itself from a third-world continent to a strong power. Atollia, composed of Australia and the islands of Oceania, is equally peaceful but less consolidated.

A Deadly Sun-Worship Cult

The Society Solaria's origins are veiled at best and torrid at worst. Some say the group was formed by a prophet touched with the words of the sun goddess Solana herself at the height of the Event, the moment the sun entered its final stage. Others whisper that its teachings are sheer madness imagined by a grieving father with nowhere else to turn.

It has spent the past two hundred years building a vast global net of power and prosperity, entrenched within front organizations including local businesses, charities and universities. Supporters range from common laypeople all the way up to government elites.

The Society's primary credo is stark: humanity must, and will, pay for the destruction is has caused the sun.

Pervasive

Hidden beneath a global web of front-organizations quietly pooling money, assets and influence.

Secretive

Surreptitiously tucked away from all but a select few members of the front organizations.

Manipulative

Guided by orchestrated betrayals, prophecies of sun goddesses and institutional lies to expand its reach.

Dangerous

Unafraid to force even its highest ranking members into the crosshairs to achieve its agenda: the decimation of humanity.

A Successful Front Organization

One of the Society's top front organizations, the Cognitionem Institute supports research into memory and cognitive issues. Its leadership board includes Daylen Raymond, who serves as the group's secretorian. At the helm is a prickly woman named Beatrice Collins, who seeks out any reason to torment Daylen. Beatrice's hatred of Daylen is eclipsed only by her sexual voracity, which she regularly takes out on her handsome, dangerous second-in-command, Nicolas Carver.

Rounding out the board are treasurer Theodorus Knight, a shrewd, mousy accountant, and public relations-focused member-at-large Ned Freybringer, a slimy businessman who lacks a moral compass.

The Institute works closely with the Society Solaria, and its members prove staggeringly useful when the prophecy of Solana unfolds and the goddess inhabits a human vessel.

Close-Knit

The Institute's leadership have worked together for many years, forging strong bonds and stronger deceptions with one another.

Cognitive Research

A leading think tank in the areas of memory, consciousness and perception. Connected with universities and research firms around the world.

Archival Access

Intricately connected to the knowledge base of the Society Solaria, making it a formidable front organization with staggering informational access.

Cunning

Unwavering in its torrid commitment to Society interests, even when asked to do unthinkable tasks and unspeakable deeds.

Shrouded Visitors from Afar

When ripples of the Event finally reached the Trtaaniy, a progressive quadruped race from a faraway planet known as Bä, they decided to see what advanced civilization had wrought such destruction upon a star. They stumble upon Earth, where their advanced encrypted language befuddles all except one on the blue and green planet.

In exchange for an alliance against unseen foes, the Trtaaniy promise to help humanity finish construction on the superstructure and seek a new home in the galaxy. But with suspicions about their true motives running high, and Society protests decrying their authenticity, the beings are met with a tremendous amount of undue resistance at every step.

With dwindling optimism and only one individual who can communicate with humanity on their behalf, the Trtaaniy set out to do the impossible: save a race known for only destruction, distrust and desecration.

Mysterious

When their vessel touches down in the Panama Canal, nothing is known about the Trtaaniy people for weeks.

Distant Travelers

The beings hail from the far-off planet of Bä, a strange world with peculiar customs.

Encrypted

Their speech is nearly impossible to decipher, with audible shifts every few minutes.

Advanced

From technological efficiency to progressive, limitless philosophies, the Trtaaniy are lightyears beyond humanity.

  • Fast-Paced Drama

    Engaging Story and Characters

    Rising Son is an unforgettable story about family, choices and passions. It begs the question: which is ultimately stronger, conservation or destruction? Take the journey today, and may the light guide your path.

  • Science Fiction Backdrop

    An Engrossing Futuristic World

    Rising Son takes readers to the edge of the 29th century and shows them a world filled with technology, turmoil and terroristic cults. Prepare to be immersed as you explore its secrets and traps.

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AVAILABLE TODAY – Buy the Book

Rising Son is available for purchase on most e-Readers, tablets and smartphone devices today. Traditional print copies will also be available via Amazon's on-demand print service, CreateSpace very soon.

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