I absolutely loved this! It combines twinges of classic science fiction, sassy dialogue, and keeps you waiting to see what will happen next. Chapter One is the perfect, mysterious, and slightly chilling set up for what sounds like a wonderful adventure. I especially loved the Kuhnian reference. Nice job!
Today’s First Chapter is from Earth Vs. Aliens, book one in the Aliens series by my good friend T. Jackson King.
“Jack Munroe grew up in the Asteroid Belt and learned to never take anything at face value. In space, you assume, you die. So when Aliens show up in the distant Kuiper Belt, out beyond Pluto, asking for a First Contact ‘chat’ with his crewmates on the comet hunting spaceship Uhuru, he warns his captain not to trust words but to get the heck away. His evolutionary biology studies have taught him that bright skin colors, shark-like teeth and talons mean these Aliens are star-traveling predators! But that violates the ‘feel good’ society promoted by Earth’s Unity government. A bloody fight ensues and Jack realizes these Aliens are keystone predators aiming to add Sol system to their home territory. Jack leads a battle to ensure Humans…
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