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Excerpt From The Sequel To Year Zero.

August 5, 2022

I’ve toyed with the idea of posting something from the sequel to Year Zero for a couple of weeks now. I have finally decided to just go ahead and do it. I must give you a few warnings though: This is in first draft form. I’ve not done any editing yet. Thus there might be… Read More ›

Chapter Five

Five   Harlan is getting sick of sitting in the SUV. It’s the twentieth stop of the evening, and all he wants is a cold brew and some sleep. He glances in the rearview. The meat wagon is still there. The driver leans against the pickup, a smoke hanging limply from his lips as he… Read More ›

Chapter Four

FOUR   NOV YEAR ZERO, DAY 1 I don’t know who is reading this. Maybe you’re in a distant future. A future free of The Corporation, Sons, and identification scans, and none of this means much to you. Maybe I languish in a cell, and you’re the Inquisitor sentencing me to death. Perhaps I’m writing… Read More ›

Chapter Three

Three   A secure state requires a secure police force; therefore, no private citizen may possess weapons of any kind without being a duly designated member of the Militia, henceforth to be known as The Sons of Liberty. –Second Amendment, Constitution of The Incorporated Precincts of America   I’ve barely shut the door before Julia… Read More ›

Chapter Two

I was going to wait until my copyeditor had finished her work, but then I decided since my site is about sharing my journey I’d go ahead and publish additional chapters in their original state and then again afterwards. This way there will be something for comparisons sake. Anyway, enjoy. As always feel free to… Read More ›

First Chapter of Year Zero

  One No law respecting the established religion, prohibiting its free and compulsory practice may be passed. All citizens free or otherwise are responsible for their speech, as is the press. The Board may sanction the people, or the press should they choose to malign The Corporation or its representatives in print, thought, word, or… Read More ›