Once upon a galaxy, a spaced-out writer launched an online fiction serial celebrating the fortieth birthday of a starry saga much like a certain Trek we know and love. Here, for the first time, you can experience the lost chapters of this deep space voyage, "Forty Days and Forty Nights." The names are new, but you might recognize the drama and excitement of an epic encounter aboard the star cruiser Infinitude as it pioneers humanity's great mission among the stars. Plus, enjoy two lost trek stories that started life as entries in a legendary nationwide contest. In "When Harvey Met Zeppy," an interstellar con man extraordinaire matches wits with a freebooting ship captain from the greediest species in the cosmos. In "Ilyra's Gift," the doomed heroes of a sequel TV series that never was fight a secret war to save time and space. Will it take the ultimate sacrifice to stop these temporal marauders from destroying every past and future trek? Don't miss these exciting lost voyages by award-winning Star Trek author Robert T. Jeschonek, a master of unique and unexpected science fiction that really packs a punch.
The warm morning sun was shining on my skin, erasing the coolness of the dew that had fallen on me. The ground beneath me was hard and several jagged rocks were digging into my back. I knew that I should have been feeling some amount of pain from it, but I was only feeling a slight pressure. I couldn‟t feel much of anything…
"Robert Jeschonek is a towering talent." – Mike Resnick, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Starship series
"Jeschonek´s stories are delightfully insane, a pleasure to read…" – Fabio Fernandes, Fantasy Book Critic
"Robert Jeschonek is the literary love child of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman…" – Adrian Phoenix, critically acclaimed author of The Maker's Song series and Black Dust Mambo
Serial chapters 1-6, two short stories, plus a TV script preview
About the Author
Award-winning science fiction author Robert T. Jeschonek has written Star Trek and Doctor Who fiction and futuristic stories for books, magazines, websites, and podcasts around the world. He won the national grand prize in the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds writing contest from Pocket Books. He is one of a handful of authors chosen to write stories in the Star Trek: New Frontier universe. DC Comics, Simon & Schuster, and DAW Books have published his work. He was nominated for the British Fantasy Award for his story, "Fear of Rain." His young adult urban fantasy novel, My Favorite Band Does Not Exist, was named one of Booklist’s Top Ten First Novels for Youth.