Can a 200-year-old prophecy and a non-believer save two worlds from destruction?
Linsora Anselm is a Khizaran archeologist. She “hears” voices from the past, making her perfect for the job, but she’s stuck in prison after sticking up for her principles—that is, until a mysterious individual pays the guards to help her escape. How will she react when she discovers her champion is the devil incarnate?
When Permac breaks Linsora out of prison, he can’t understand why. He’s drawn to her… but she threatened to kill him more than once because she doesn’t trust his ability to sense and influence emotions. She believes he and his race are evil, and she could be right.
Forced together, they journey through the cosmos in search of historical facts they (and the rest of the galaxy) thought were correct. They discover pockets of truth on faraway planets—as well as a 200-year-old prophecy that seems to intertwine Linsora and Permacs’ destinies.
Through a galaxy of fate, love, deception, and the unknown, Permac and Linsora must learn to trust each other to protect their two worlds. Otherwise, the prophecy says war will annihilate everything in its path.
Khizara is an action-packed, adventure-filled space opera of mystery, love, archaeology, and bad guys that can control the emotions of others with a thought. If you’re a fan of Issac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, or Frank Herbert, you’ll love this story.
Drew Bankston lives in the Rocky Mountains with his wife, two amazingly perfect dogs, and a garden.
Before he started writing science fiction, Drew received his bachelor’s degree in Bio-Ag Sciences from Colorado State University. After that, just to shake things up, he never really used that degree but worked various jobs in retail and Asset Protection with some really important people who are way too dignified to be named here. He’s still working but would eventually like to write full-time and stop working for other people. He likes pie and chocolate, as everyone should.
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Some of the best conversations I've had revolved around speculative conversations. It's always fun sitting with friends and talking about things that could have, would have, might be, could be, and so on. One conversation leads to another sparking ideas that create new worlds. So it only makes sense that my characters should speculate about certain characters and help the plot move along. In this short excerpt you'll see a portion of the conversation of that very thing. Please enjoy and look forward to the release of "Khizara" on September 5th.
“Okay, Tokor was from Khizara, right? He developed his abilities there. On Brachen, Tokor said he trained the Khizarans. If he could train them, that means could teach all Khizarans. Both Moragh and Karak mentioned something about training, too.” Permac scooped up a handful of dirt and let it slide between his fingers. “I’m beginning to think that basic Tokorellan abilities don’t have much to do with training or a genetic predisposition. Influence training was never part of my upbringing. I think it has more to do with something in the chikara. More to the point, something to do with the soil the chikara grows in. If Tokor was from the Forbidden Area on Khizara, maybe that’s where the chikara grew, and maybe that’s why it’s a forbidden area.”