Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Twenty – One Last Hope

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for the next couple of days, you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook CHAPTER TWENTY ONE LAST HOPE   Glitch, Captain Anderson, and Doctor Zheng arrive in the Invisitude city. Most of the buildings have been damaged or destroyed, and fires rage all around. The Invisitude, Kalith, guides them through a gateway, and they find themselves in a cell. Ambassador Kurtz informs them that the Invisitude are under attack by the human race, and the Invisitude intend to retaliate by launching an asteroid at Earth. Kalith relents and frees the humans, and they go to the … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Eighteen – Human Prey

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook CHAPTER EIGHTEEN HUMAN PREY   The So-lang Nen gives Glitch an antidote to the poison, but although it will buy him some time, Glitch will eventually die. As Glitch considers his fate, the Barash village is attacked by a group of Relorian hunters. Their energy weapons set fire to the Barash village, and Glitch, Anderson, Zheng, and Nen are trapped as the flames close in. A blast from a Relorian weapon hits the cage, opening a hole in the roof, and they climb toward it. … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Seventeen – A Deadly Drink

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook CHAPTER SEVENTEEN A DEADLY DRINK   Glitch, Anderson, and Doctor Zheng are saved from ritual execution by the Barash, Melian. In exchange, the humans agree to undergo a trial. They choose trial by liquid, and each of them takes a drink from an urn containing “God’s Essence.” Glitch tastes sweet water, but Doctor Zheng’s drink tastes like “liquefied jalapenos” and Captain Anderson’s is sour like lemons. Anderson and Zheng are unaffected by the drink, but a vicious pain tears through Glitch’s stomach. Glitch fell … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Sixteen – Trial in the Treetops

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook CHAPTER SIXTEEN TRIAL IN THE TREETOPS   The Barash carry Glitch to their treetop village. He is separated from Captain Anderson and Doctor Zheng and imprisoned with a young male So-lang called Nen. In the morning, Nen and Glitch are woken by the Barash, who feed them a meager breakfast then take all three humans and Nen to a wooden platform in the center of the village. The Lorock, the Barash’s spiritual leader, is waiting for them. The Lorock walked across the platform, making a … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Fifteen – Prisoners in Peril

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook CHAPTER FIFTEEN PRISONERS IN PERIL   After falling through a sinkhole, Glitch, Captain Anderson, and Doctor Zheng find themselves in the company of a So-lang, a pale mole-like creature that can communicate with them telepathically. The So-lang, Lith, takes the humans back to his village, where they enjoy a meal and a spirited belching competition. As the group begins to relax, a troop of bird-people, the Barash, attack the village. Despite their best efforts, Captain Anderson and Doctor Zheng are caught and carried away as … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Fourteen – Sandfall

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook CHAPTER FOURTEEN SANDFALL   As Glitch, Captain Anderson, and Doctor Zheng shelter inside a crashed aircraft, deadly acidic threads rain down upon them, burning through the shell of the vehicle. The storm passes, and they are able to continue their journey across the desert toward the Invisitude city. But soon they are pursued by four dog-like, spine-covered animals. A group of winged creatures attack the dogs but quickly turn on the humans. Cornered, Doctor Zheng attempts to communicate with them. Doctor Zheng stepped toward the … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Thirteen – Acid Onslaught

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook   CHAPTER THIRTEEN ACID ONSLAUGHT   Unable to escape the onslaught of the deadly blue fire, Fido is killed. Glitch, Captain Anderson, and Doctor Zheng leave the cave system and begin crossing a vast desert toward a cluster of structures they believe is the Invisitude city. On the way, they discover an aircraft, but their investigation is cut short when a deadly storm arrives. The rain hammered the roof, and the air was filled with the smell of burning rubber or plastic. Glitch flinched, cursing, … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Twelve – The Blue Death

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook   CHAPTER TWELVE THE BLUE DEATH   Glitch, Anderson, and Zheng discover that the planet they are trapped on appears to be orbiting Earth. They climb out of a cave to investigate, but Fido struggles to cross the cave’s glass-like floor. Glitch returns to help him, but as they make their way up the slope, a lethal blue fire erupts from the ground. Glitch manages to get to safety, but Fido is trapped. Blue fire poured out of the holes, feeding the carpet of flames … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Eleven – Visions of Earth

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.) If you’d like to read the complete book right away then for a limited time you can get the ebook for just 99c (or the local equivalent) from these fine retailers: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon Canada | Kobo | iBooks | Nook   CHAPTER ELEVEN VISIONS OF EARTH   Glitch, Anderson, and Doctor Zheng are rescued from an underground river of boiling liquid by Fido, who places them on a narrow ledge. The air in the tunnel is toxic, and as they search for a way out, Doctor Zheng collapses. Fido breaks through the tunnel’s wall, providing them with access to a cave and fresher air. As Anderson looks after an unconscious Doctor Zheng, Glitch climbs out of the cave. Glitch dragged himself up the slope. The … Read More

Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet – Chapter Ten – Steamed Glitch

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Over the next few months, I’m serialising my entire science fiction novel, Glitch Mitchell and the Unseen Planet, here on the blog. I’ll be posting one chapter every Saturday morning, just like the old Flash Gordon serials that inspired the novel. Click HERE to read the first chapter – Gateway to the Stars. I’d love to hear what you think of the story in the comments below (all comments pass through a spam filter (that’s me) so don’t worry if they take a while to appear.)   CHAPTER TEN STEAMED GLITCH   Trapped inside a garbage disposal room, Glitch, Captain Anderson, and Doctor Zheng are attacked by a rock creature. Fido comes to their aid and defeats the much larger creature. Damage caused by their battle makes the floor of the room collapse. With Anderson and Zheng missing, Glitch finds himself floating down a river of sulfurous, boiling liquid on a slab of rock. The steam billowing around the rock was so thick that Glitch could barely see his hand in front of his face. The rock beneath his feet grew hotter and hotter, cracking as it expanded. It was accelerating, rushing Glitch toward who knew what. He heard a roaring sound, rapidly increasing in … Read More