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How about some SciFi and a Quote of the Day by Kayelle Allen #SpaceOpera #Quote #RLFblogMeet today’s guest, Kayelle Allen, author of the space opera Lights Out (from The Expanding Universe Vol 4 edited by Craig Martelle), and two companion volumes of illustrated character quotes: Chaos and Endure. Thirty beautifully illustrated quotes fill each companion book.

Lights Out by Kayelle Allen

Join the Ghost Corps, they said. You’ll live forever, they said. You’ll save mankind, they said. They didn’t say that to do it, first he had to die.
When Tornahdo signs on the dotted line, he puts his life into the steady hands of the mighty Ghost Corps. Three grisly deaths and three agonizing resurrections later, he’s assigned duty on the space station Enderium Six.
He’s facing his most dangerous mission yet, the very reason the corps exists.
Do they expect him to win? Fat chance. Tornahdo and his team are already dead and this mission is codenamed “Lights Out.”
No, there’s more to this than he can see.
To discover the truth, he must face an unbeatable, unkillable enemy, and this time–somehow–find a way to keep himself alive…
Lights Out, part of the anthology The Expanding Universe 4: Space Adventure, Alien Contact and Military Science Fiction, edited by Craig Martelle. Several stories in this anthology are finalists in multiple award categories, including one for the Nebula Award for Science Fiction.

Where to buy Lights OutHow about some SciFi and a Quote of the Day by Kayelle Allen #SpaceOpera #Quote #RLFblog

Universal book link https://books2read.com/u/bzP2G2

Chaos: 30 Illustrated Quotes of Pietas – free

Genre non-fiction, illustrated book
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): G
As king of the immortal Ultras, Pietas ap Lorectic rules his people with an iron fist and a heart of stone. Or so he would have you believe. The man behind the myth is a scientist, deep thinker, brilliant strategist, and passionate lover. He has shared his thoughts on chaos with few.

Endure: 30 Illustrated Quotes of Pietas – free

Genre non-fiction, illustrated book
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): G
What does the most dangerous man in the galaxy have to say about enduring?
Known to other immortals as the Bringer of Chaos, Pietas is the most powerful of all the Ultras. This 7′ tall warrior has platinum hair and eyes the color of raw turquoise. His beauty is legendary. So is his prowess at war. A scientist, brilliant strategist, and passionate lover, this immortal understands the need to accept what life throws his way, to embrace change, and take destiny into his own hands.
You’ll get 3 other free books plus other exclusive content for members only.
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Cover model for Chaos and Endure: Nik Nitsvetov (courtesy of DepositPhotos.com)

Kayelle Allen Social Media

How about some SciFi and a Quote of the Day by Kayelle Allen #SpaceOpera #Quote #RLFblogKayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, mythic heroes, role playing immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
Join one of Kayelle’s reader groups and get four free books right away. You’ll get the inside scoop about current books and access to special contests limited to members only. When a book releases, members get exclusive sneak peeks. Choose whether your newsletter features Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy, or Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy PLUS Romance.

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Today’s guest is Kayelle Allen, author of the space opera Lights Out, in The Expanding Universe Vol 4 edited by Craig Martelle.

Lights Out by Kayelle Allen

Join the Ghost Corps, they said. You’ll live forever, they said. You’ll save mankind, they said. They didn’t say that to do it, first he had to die.
When Tornahdo signs on the dotted line, he puts his life into the steady hands of the mighty Ghost Corps. Three grisly deaths and three agonizing resurrections later, he’s assigned duty on the space station Enderium Six.
He’s facing his most dangerous mission yet, the very reason the corps exists.
Do they expect him to win? Fat chance. Tornahdo and his team are already dead and this mission is codenamed “Lights Out.”
No, there’s more to this than he can see.
To discover the truth, he must face an unbeatable, unkillable enemy, and this time–somehow–find a way to keep himself alive…

Lights Out, part of the anthology The Expanding Universe 4: Space Adventure, Alien Contact and Military Science Fiction, edited by Craig Martelle. Several stories in this anthology are finalists in multiple award categories, including one for the Nebula Award for Science Fiction.

Where to buy Lights Out

Universal book link https://books2read.com/u/bzP2G2

Kayelle Allen Social Media

Kayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, mythic heroes, role playing immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
Join one of Kayelle’s reader groups and get four free books right away. You’ll get the inside scoop about current books and access to special contests limited to members only. When a book releases, members get exclusive sneak peeks. Choose whether you want your newsletter to feature Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy, or Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy PLUS romance.

Homeworld https://kayelleallen.com
Reader Groups https://kayelleallen.com/reader-groups/
Twitter http://twitter.com/kayelleallen
Facebook http://facebook.com/kayelleallen.author
Pinterest http://pinterest.com/kayelleallen/
Amazon Author page http://amazon.com/author/kayelleallen

 

Today’s guest is Kayelle Allen, author of the space opera Lights Out, in The Expanding Universe Vol 4 edited by Craig Martelle.

Lights Out by Kayelle Allen

He can save mankind. After he does one important thing. Die.
Join the Ghost Corps, they said. You’ll live forever, they said. You’ll save mankind, they said. They didn’t say that to do it, first he had to die.
When Tornahdo signs on the dotted line, he puts his life into the steady hands of the mighty Ghost Corps. Three grisly deaths and three agonizing resurrections later, he’s assigned duty on the space station Enderium Six.
He’s facing his most dangerous mission yet, the very reason the corps exists.
Do they expect him to win? Fat chance. Tornahdo and his team are already dead and this mission is codenamed “Lights Out.” No, there’s more to this than he can see.
To discover the truth, he must face an unbeatable, unkillable enemy, and this time–somehow–find a way to keep himself alive…
Lights Out, part of the anthology The Expanding Universe 4: Space Adventure, Alien Contact and Military Science Fiction, edited by Craig Martelle.

Where to buy Lights Out

Universal book link https://books2read.com/u/bzP2G2

Kayelle Allen Social Media

Kayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, mythic heroes, role playing immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
Join one of Kayelle’s reader groups and get four free books right away. You’ll get the inside scoop about current books and access to special contests limited to members only. When a book releases, members get exclusive sneak peeks. Choose whether you want your newsletter to feature Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy, or Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy PLUS romance.

Homeworld https://kayelleallen.com
Reader Groups https://kayelleallen.com/reader-groups/
Twitter http://twitter.com/kayelleallen
Facebook http://facebook.com/kayelleallen.author
Pinterest http://pinterest.com/kayelleallen/
Amazon Author page http://amazon.com/author/kayelleallen
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I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog and today, it’s my turn on the other side of the PC window.

The Expanding Universe Vol 4 “Lights Out” by Kayelle Allen

Genre Anthology, Space Opera, Science fiction, military sci fi
Editor: Craig Martelle

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): Story PG, Book various

He can save mankind. After he does one important thing. Die.
Join the Ghost Corps, they said. You’ll live forever, they said. You’ll save mankind, they said. They didn’t say that to do it, first he had to die.
When Tornahdo signs on the dotted line, he puts his life into the steady hands of the mighty Ghost Corps. Three grisly deaths and three agonizing resurrections later, he’s assigned duty on the space station Enderium Six.
He’s facing his most dangerous mission yet, the very reason the corps exists.
Do they expect him to win? Fat chance. Tornahdo and his team are already dead and this mission is codenamed “Lights Out.” No, there’s more to this than he can see.
To discover the truth, he must face an unbeatable, unkillable enemy, and this time–somehow–find a way to keep himself alive…

Where to buy The Expanding Universe Vol 4

Publisher LMBPN Publishing
Amazon https://amzn.to/2QxKBGB

Kayelle Allen Social Media

Kayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, mythic heroes, role playing immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
Join one of Kayelle’s reader groups and get four free books right away. You’ll get the inside scoop about current books and access to special contests limited to members only. When a book releases, members get exclusive sneak peeks. Choose whether you want your newsletter to feature Sci Fi, Space Opera and Fantasy, or all that PLUS romance. https://kayelleallen.com/reader-groups

Twitter http://twitter.com/kayelleallen
Facebook http://facebook.com/kayelleallen.author
Pinterest http://pinterest.com/kayelleallen/
Amazon Author page http://amazon.com/author/kayelleallen

 

Let’s meet Tornahdo from Lights Out, a science fiction / space opera by Kayelle Allen. He might be dead, but that’s not going to stop him from saving mankind. As a member of the Ghost Corps, human special ops soldiers who have been resurrected with the blood of immortals, this is one ghost who’s not taking no for an answer.

Tornahdo from Lights Out by Kayelle Allen

Genre Space Opera, Sci Fi

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG

Age: 37

Gender: Male

Birthplace: Erased

Profession: Soldier/Special OPS/Ghost Corps

Ethnicity: Hispanic-Terran

Species (for scifi/fantasy characters): Human

What does this person look like?

Tornahdo is dusky-skinned, brown eyes, thick brown wavy hair that curls when long. He keeps his hair military short. He is 6 feet tall. Genetic enhancements make him quite strong, but one odd trait is the inability to grow facial hair.

Who is the significant other in your character’s life?

His abuela (Grandmother) until he joined Ghost Corps.

How does your character dress?

He wears the Ghost Corps Master Sergeant’s uniform. Even when out of uniform, he still looks military.

What are the qualities of your character voice (pitch, quality, volume)?

He is Hispanic-Terran and has a slight accent. The tone is medium range when calm. He rarely raises his voice. He speaks fast in his native tongue. His voice is deep, but closer to tenor than baritone.

If you could only hear this character’s voice (but not see them) what characteristic would identify the person?

His accent. Or his favorite prayer. He will use some Spanish terms such as Abuela. He nicknames everyone.

How educated is this character (book smart, self-taught, widely-experienced)?

Tornado is educated with some college, mostly military training. He does not flaunt his knowledge. He teaches others without having to be asked.

Does your character scrape by, live comfortably, live extravagantly?

He adapts to his environment. He is used to military comforts. A bunk or tent, a lean-to, or on the ground.

About Your Writer: Questions for your character to answer about you.

To honor the person who chose to share your story, please answer at least four of these questions. Questions with more than one point should be considered one question. You may answer as many as you like.

Was there anything your writer discovered about you that was a surprise to one or both of you?

She never thought my religious background was important, but it is the only thing that makes me regret my life’s choices.

When your writer is writing about you, what do you think makes your writer the most happy?

That despite the circumstances, I am happy. Little goes right for me but that doesn’t keep me from loving life.

What do you wish your writer would write next?

The sequel. Continue my adventure.

Is there anything you’d like to say to your writer?

You honor me by in telling my amazing journey. Muy gracias de me corazón. (Thank you very much from my heart.)

Where to buy Lights Out

This story will be released Sept 17, 2018

He can save mankind. After he does one important thing. Die.
Join the Ghost Corps, they said. You’ll live forever, they said. You’ll save mankind, they said. They didn’t say that to do it, first he had to die.
When Tornahdo signs on the dotted line, he puts his life into the steady hands of the mighty Ghost Corps. Three grisly deaths and three agonizing resurrections later, he’s assigned duty on the space station Enderium Six.
He’s facing his most dangerous mission yet, the very reason the corps exists.
Do they expect him to win? Fat chance. Tornahdo and his team are already dead and this mission is codenamed “Lights Out.” No, there’s more to this than he can see.
To discover the truth, he must face an unbeatable, unkillable enemy, and this time–somehow–find a way to keep himself alive…
Lights Out is in the Science Fiction/Space Opera anthology The Expanding Universe Vol 4, edited by Craig Martelle.
https://kayelleallen.com/lights-out-save-mankind/

Lights Out Inside Peek

Go behind the scenes with the world and characters of Lights Out in a free downloadable illustrated book filled with inside information, exclusive character insights, and links to the author’s research. https://bit.ly/peek-lights-out

About Kayelle Allen

Kayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
https://kayelleallen.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/kayelleallen
Facebook https://facebook.com/kayelleallen.author
Join one of Kayelle’s Reader Groups. You can download four free books and get news about books coming soon. You can unsubscribe at any time. https://kayelleallen.com/reader-groups

 

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