What would happen if the Federation in Star Trek was broke?
That’s the basis for two new M‑SPACE titles written by Mike Larrimore (author of last years excellent Agony & Ecstasy for Mythras). Instead of a prosperous mega-government, as in Star Trek, the focus in Elevation is a tiny NGO — aptly named Elevation — running solely on the devotion of its members. Its goal is to find new life and new civilisations.
The problem is, it only succeeded once and now funds are running out. They are in desperate need of new heroic recruits.
But competition from greedy corporations, pirates, aggressive aliens and convoluted bureacracy is literally deadly. The race for new discoveries is on.
An introductory scenario for Elevation.
The first book in an epic heart-pounding fantasy trilogy inspired by ancient Indian history **and Hindu mythology, perfect for fans of Sabaa Tahir and Renée Ahdieh. A Book Riot Most Anticipated Novel of 2019 * B &N Top 50 Most Anticipated Novels *A broken bond. A dying land. A cat-and-mouse game that can only end in bloodshed. Esha lost everything in the royal coup — and as the legendary rebel known as the Viper, she’s made the guilty pay. Now she’s been tasked with her most important mission to date: taking down the ruthless General Hotha. Kunal has been a soldier since childhood. His uncle, the general, has ensured that Kunal never strays from the path — even as a part of Kunal longs to join the outside world, which has only been growing more volatile. When Esha and Kunal’s paths cross one fated night, an impossible chain of events unfolds. Both the Viper and the soldier think they’re calling the shots, but they’re not the only players moving the pieces. As the bonds that hold their land in order break down and the sins of the past meet the promise of a new future, both the soldier and the rebel must decide where their loyalties lie: with the lives they’ve killed to hold on to or with the love that’s made them dream of something more. *
The Summer 2019 issue.