The city of Kurkelly is near bankruptcy. Visisystems, a powerful tech corporation, cunningly takes advantage of the city’s weak position to impose their will on the populace under the guise of assistance and cooperation.
Kurkelly’s homeless are mysteriously disappearing while Visisystems tightens its ruthless grip on the city.
Mike Fletcher, young guitarist in the band Nova Pulse, discovers his new amplifier has deadly powers. When his bandmates get brutalised by Visisystems’ intimidating security force, Mike fights back using his new musical powers, enlisting in Street Shield, a resistance group labelled a terrorist organisation by the mainstream media, to end Visisystems’ tyranny over the city.
Visisystems is all powerful but Mike and the band have a secret the world has never seen.
Milton Maroo, a portly space trader who enjoys a gourmet meal as much as a good deal, has priceless cargo, an outlawed artificial intelligence that the crime underworld will kill for.
The billionaire head of the Nythe Armaments Corporation empire is dead. Murdered by the most powerful crime syndicate in the system who are after one thing, an illegal artificial intelligence that will change the balance of power in the region in favour of whomever possesses it.
Milton and his spy friend Cappa are broke. While they do odd jobs at the billionaire’s estate they discover the Lerjoo Brothers crime syndicate is stealing. As the pair investigate, they find out the thefts are just the beginning and the Brothers still have their eye on their biggest prize.
Now Milton and Cappa must save the staff of the estate from the menace of the syndicate while they uncover the gang’s true intentions. Is the AI friend or foe?
The Idon star system is fragile, crumbling from the outer planets in. At the edge, resentment boils in the Idonan people, whispers of uprising are growing. The palace, on the innermost planet, still projects order from a king increasingly out of touch with his subjects.
Milton Maroo, the lone pilot of the trading ship, the Zenger, transports goods from system to system, most of it legal. On a run into the Idon system, his dazzling skills with a laser pistol turn him into a fugitive when he kills a vital figure at the heart of a rebellion in an act of self defense.
Cappa is a smooth-talking spy working within the ranks of a rebel outfit that has gone rogue. When his true identity is revealed, he must work with Milton to stay alive long enough to set the record straight.
Together, hunted by a king with immense resources, they must clear Milton’s name, while the fate of the entire system lies in the balance.
Orchestrated at the highest levels of society, the nation’s food supply has been hijacked and contaminated in the first step of a global plot. George Miles, a scientist, discovers something is wrong and joins grocery delivery driver Dustin Fowler on the trail through a world turning insane: terrorist wristware, inflatable farm equipment, a woman following her dream to become the world’s fattest person and Tolkien-themed Pyramid schemes all stand in their path to save everyone from a monstrous fate.