You have to train. You must get better today than you were yesterday. You must be better tomorrow than you were today.
For there is something you are to do for this world and many, many other worlds.
Yet, the world around you is dark and full of monsters that appear the same as any other person who walks down the street. Those are the ones you must guard the innocent against.
You are destined for great things.
Publisher – Prime Direction Studios
Writers – Robert Jeffrey II & Leo Patrice Ware
Artist – Fritz Fulo Casas
Cover Artist/Colorist – La’Vata E. O’Neal
Cover Artist – Marcus Williams
Colorist – Candice Han
Illustrator/Graphic Designer – Pao Xiong
Cover Artist – Sheldon Mitchell
Kickstarter Campaign ends on Thursday, April 15, 2020, at 12:00 PM EDT.
A coming-of-age futurist adventure. Full of action, suspense, and intrigue.
In this coming of age, centuries-spanning story, Autumn Fox finds herself caught up in a galactic power struggle when all she wants is to better her world. As sinister forces, terrestrial and beyond exploit the very systems we take for granted. Our story is going to follow Autumn, an Atlanta teen, as she tries to balance overly protective parents, friends, and the overwhelming need to protect those around her. The series is a must-read for fans of such genre-defining series as “Tomb Raider”, “Far Sector”, “Ironheart”, and “Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender”.
As I’ve noted in the past, I’m with Robert Jeffrey II on anything he decides to write. I’ve watched his skills as a writer grow over the years, and am proud to be his co-writer on The Crossing.
With The Fox Chronicles, he is getting to build a character who appears to have one foot firmly on Earth and another that ties her to something ancient and deadly. This young woman at the center of the story is not only trying to figure out her place in a larger world but in a very large and scary universe.
But maybe more importantly is that this book wants to use its platform to illuminate an ongoing problem: the forced labor of women and girls. From the Kickstarter page:
“Every year millions of people are victims of forced labor with women and girls accounting for 71% of all victims.”
If we can help people gain an understanding of extremely important topics through our stories, then it only makes sense to do just that.
One of the first things you’ll notice is that there are three different variant covers available to order which will allow you to get exactly the cover you want for this tale ($50 level). In addition, there is an opportunity to get some Original Artwork ($100), and at the same cost, have a one on one with Robert Jeffrey II who has gone through the DC Writer’s Workshop. I have no doubt that he’ll have plenty of things to discuss with whoever goes for such a Reward.
As I’ve said in the past, I’m with Robert Jeffrey II on pretty much anything he writes. But beyond that, I think that this is one of those true labors of love from the team. Seeing the artwork come in, reading the script, and just listening to them talk has me convinced.
Be sure to check out the Kickstarter here!
John McGuire is the writer of the sci-fi novel: The Echo Effect.
He is also the creator/author of the steampunk comic The Gilded Age. If you would like to purchase a copy, go here!
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