Keystones: Tau Prime

Keystones: Tau Prime

Alexander McKinney

Science Fiction / Fantasy

The world is shaken again by the appearance of wormhole in human space nearby the Terra Rings. A real time video of the event is broadcasted on every screen overriding all other programming. This again heralds a change in everything that humanity has ever known. Unable to return to his pre-Sweep profession Deklan joins the relief effort dedicated to Earth’s evacuation. A catastrophe later Deklan finds a new purpose exploring the furthest reaches of space. He and small crew of others are the first to see new wonders and learn of new threats to all of mankind.
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Keystones: Altered Destinies

Keystones: Altered Destinies

Alexander McKinney

Science Fiction / Fantasy

Book 1 of the Keystones Superhero Series A Chronicle of the Rise of Superhumans in the Year 2159 A.D. Deklan’s life is irrevocably changed by an event known as “The Sweep.” Billions of mammals in the solar system are simultaneously imbued with super powers, becoming once-rare “Keystones.” Keystone traits range from the near-unnoticeable to god-like. In a matter of days the situation on Earth deteriorates and people are swept up in an all-encompassing need to flee the planet. One of the first to realize the danger posed in the new world Deklan abandons his old life in the pursuit of one simple goal, survival. keystone species (kē′stōn) A species whose presence and role within an ecosystem has a disproportionate effect on other organisms within the system. A keystone species is often a dominant predator whose removal allows a prey population to explode and often decreases overall persity. Other kinds of keystone species are those, such as coral or beavers, that significantly alter the habitat around them and thus affect large numbers of other organisms. keystone (kē′stōn) n. 1. Architecture The central wedge-shaped stone of an arch that locks its parts together. Also called headstone. 2. The central supporting element of a whole. 3. Modern A super-powered inpidual.
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