A grand-scale nuclear war between the U.S. and the United Korean Empire leads to the contamination of Earth’s atmosphere, leaving the planet uninhabitable. Piper, a microbiology intern working under the world-renowned Dr. Landry is surprised when she is selected to join a last-ditch effort to colonize a planet within a nearby solar system in the Goldilocks Zone.
Leaving behind her peaceful life with her grandmother, Piper and Dr. Landry travel to the far reaches of space to seek out humanity’s last chance at survival.
Four years after leaving Earth, Piper and the team finally arrive on a planet deemed inhabitable for humans. However, they also discover that they are not alone.
Unexpected lifeforms pose looming threats just as the team is on the verge of a groundbreaking microbiological discovery that could save Earth.
While currently employed in the biopharmaceutical industry, Henry spends his down time enjoying many youthful pursuits, such as mountaineering, boogie boarding, and playing the latest video games, giving him a truly authentic voice that resonates with the readers he works hard to connect with.
Henry lives in his native upstate New York with his puppy, where he works on expressing his creative side and enjoying life. He is a 2011 graduate of Syracuse University.
Rule #1: Always look both ways before walking outside
A New World
The next morning, I arose early and immediately froze when I peeked outside my door. Standing there in a thick fog was a vicious-looking raptor. It stood about six-feet tall, its glowing eyes locked onto me before it quickly turned and ran away. Petrified, I slowly closed my door and walked quietly back to my pod to lie down. I didn’t know what to do. Should I call for help or stay silent? Frozen, I lay still in my bed.