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David Colby

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Since before your star burned bright in your sky, I have waited to write a biography.

Forged in the heart of a star by a slumbering god, I - Shon Karthkaroth - was created as a weapon of war to battle the Destroyer: A cosmic force of entropy and decay. Our weapons were the fundamental forces of the universe itself, concepts your species can barely begin to understand.

Carved quanta, shaped into blades met shimmering super-string shields, while whole galaxies fell into ravening black holes and gods themselves died in the millions, but still, the Destroyer was only slowed. Finally, as an act of ultimate sacrifice, my good friend Cosnot flew his diamond lattice-ship into the Infinite Manifold.

In a single instant, the universe was seared into
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Author's Note: Sickness! Sickness has slowed me down. But I've shaken it of and am back to work!


Chapter 13: Crossing
Putting one foot ahead of the other.
How much of my life has become just putting one foot ahead of the other? Jimmy thought, as he jerked his foot off the ground – the boot of the heat resistant suits that he and Pix wore used some kind of technology that made them stick to the g... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.56 · 32 ratings · 17 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Debris Dreams
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David Colby David Colby said: " So far, so good! A bit dry in places, but it's fun to read what is, in effect, a police procedural in a theocratic totalitarian dictatorship. "

 

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" Thanks for your comments! I wrote the ending with the idea that, while I had ideas for the sequel, I didn't want to frustrate readers if I never got t ...more "
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" The thing that bummed me out was that I couldn't wolf whistle more at the MALE characters because they're just not that interesting (sex wise) for Dru ...more "
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Exalted by Alan Alexander
Exalted
by Alan Alexander
read in August, 2012
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As the rulebook to my second favorite RPG of all time, I better give the thing five stars. My only real complaint is that it's not longer, and the thing is already big enough to kill small cats with. Also, gorgeous artwork and a compelling, fascinati ...more
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Enforcer by Matthew Farrer
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So far, so good! A bit dry in places, but it's fun to read what is, in effect, a police procedural in a theocratic totalitarian dictatorship.
David Colby and 1 other person liked Courtney's review of Debris Dreams:
Debris Dreams by David  Colby
"This book was awesome. The world building was so great, and very believable and interesting. I didn't find myself rolling my eyes at it, which is lovely. I really liked Dru as a character, and though the science was a bit hard, I wasn't bored at a..." Read more of this review »
David Colby and 4 other people liked Marion's review of Debris Dreams:
Debris Dreams by David  Colby
"Full disclosure. My son is the author. I have reviewed multiple drafts and still got caught up in the story when reading the galley proofs. Enjoyable space opera.

Debris Dreams will be published Nov 13, 2012.

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