A pilot stranded
on a faraway planet, timelost. An alien seeking symbiosis.
battles, planetary wars. Experience the adventure...along with edge-of-the-seat
SF audio in this Star Wars meets Alien thriller.
In 2014, I
started sequencing original SFF to audio using the Booktrack free studio tool,
and it offered up a unique, creative experience. I was amazed at how the
placement of some well-crafted audio, synced by word, sentence or paragraph
could make a story come alive—in the same way a soundtrack makes a movie come
alive. To date, I have produced a few dozen, text-and-audio renditions of my
stories, drawing on the wide variety of sound clips from the Booktrack audio
The Timelost, my most recent production, is a gritty, dystopian foray into the
world-building was intense, as I tried to incorporate elements of ‘galactic
empire’, the theme of ‘a few struggling against many’, and extraordinary alien
adversaries. I also wanted to develop the concept that an ordinary person, the pilot
Miko, when plunged into a hostile, colonized, or uncolonized world
with chilling advanced alien technology, could become a hero. And not just
The movie Prometheus, even though I had seen it
after writing The Timelost,
deeply moved me and confirmed my fascination with a SciFi, man-vs-alien
conflict. Human and alien genesis theories intertwine as the characters
scramble to survive many bizarre and unexpected hostile encounters. The
story took on overtones of fantasy horror as it gained momentum, with elements
not dissimilar to the Cthulhu mythos a la Lovecraft and the imaginative works
of R.E. Howard.
I invite you to enter
Miko’s distorted world in The Timelost.
The Booktrack text-and-audio based format thrusts the reader into the
terrifying unknown of planets of deep space.