Kyle Howard is a young district attorney who has a relentless passion for the law. But when news from home reaches him, he finds himself questioning his past decisions and wondering if he made an error in judgment. Can he live with himself if he misses his last chance to set things right? Five friends reunite after years apart to see if mistakes made in the past can be forgiven before it’s too late.
For ten years Christopher Michaels had been doing research on sending information back in time. On the eve of September 11, 2001, he was forced to come out to his wife and son, but that paled in comparison to the dream he had that night. At first he laughed it off, but what if the dream was real? Little did he know when he contacted his boss that history would change. Not only would the Russians, Chinese and terrorists stop at nothing to get their hands on Chris and his time tunnel technology, but the very fabric of time itself would start to unravel.
This story was written as an addition to the Sanitaria Springs series of stories. Those are stories written by Dabeagle and other authors who he invited to contribute. They are about events in the lives of several teen boys who live in the fictional town of Sanitaria Springs in New York State. The stories are interwoven and this particular story picks up on a character first met in a story titled 'Without A Trace.'
I do not think it is essential to read that story before reading this tale as I believe there is sufficient 'back story' here to enable this one to stand alone, but feel free to do so.
Fifteen-year-old Buddy is fascinated by Native Americans and their culture, and he wants to become a "real Indian". He first learns that he has an Indian spirit, and then sets out on a path of discovery. He learns about Native American traditions and skills with the help of his new Native American brothers, and eventually with the help of his spirit guide. He discovers that he has supernatural powers. Eventually, he has an experience that makes him truly and permanently a Native American.
Su Yin is eighteen, he is a foundling child, he is pretty, and he is a virgin. Unfortunately for him, this means he qualifies as his town's sacrifice, to protect them from the anger of the yaoguai who lives in the mountains. Su Yin is sent to his death in the high temple, but the demon he finds there has things other than death on his mind.
After failing his exams, Nick has dropped out of college and is working part time at a supermarket. With just his music to sustain him emotionally, he turns to other means to help him cope. Dave returns to Dorcrest Independent College to complete is A-levels, and is trying to move on with his life, but that's not so easy when he has such a hard time letting go.
Left to give out candy in his penthouse apartment, Seth can't even go trick-or-treating this year. Making the best of it, he dresses up as an obscure Star Trek character that no one will recognize. Asher has become a bit of a loner since starting high school. With no parties to go to, he dresses up and goes trick-or-treating in New York City high-rise. A passionate fan of the Star Trek series, he comes to a certain penthouse and is greeted by a boy dressed as Captain Kirk's son. 5 hours later, several bags of candy consumed and every possible Star Trek topic discussed, he was no longer alone.
Charlie and Kippy and friends are off on another Halloween adventure...this time taking it to the farthest reaches of space and time, and enjoying themselves, mostly, when they aren't being shot at or chased by bad guys!
Jeremy Isen, nephew of Duncan Isen, and son of Duncan's older brother Ian Isen is coming into his own. At fifteen years old, and a Freshman at H. B. Plant High School, Jeremy shows a passion for photography, martial arts, and journalism. As a member of the school's Yearbook Staff, and the chief photo-journalist for both the Yearbook and Newspaper, he's well-known among the high school teens, even outside his grade-level. Events during the school year and the beginning of summer vacation conspire to change his life. Will it be for the better, or for the worse?
I can’t say how long I’ve wanted this, his lips on mine, his tongue in my mouth. And even as I’m thinking it, I can’t be sure if this is something I actually want or something he’s making me want. I try not to care, try to just ignore it, because he’s beautiful. He’s beautiful and terrible in the way of a massive thunderstorm, or a tidal wave, or another destructive force of nature. If I want him because he wants me to want him, I think I can live with that.