A mysterious energy is harvested from lifeforms at vast bottle farms. The energy is trapped in charms and drives the technology of the inhabited systems, the harvested lifeforms are bred into many shapes and sizes to serves the needs of the natural born population. Some of the lifeforms are given human shape and are full citizens of the inhabited systems.
The legacy of an ancient devastating war is going to drive the tensions in the inhabited systems between the natural and the bottle born to breaking point.
At the centre of this unfolding, unseen crisis is Shakbout Mansard, a bottle born lifeform who stumbles upon a plot against the government of Thingler and who hides a secret that could result in the destruction of the inhabited systems.
BIOGRAPHY I write science fiction with a fantasy element and fantasy with a science fiction framework. I love crime fiction, history and comics. I write about what I have read at my blog https://dancingwithskeltons.blogspot.com/.
I am a married (37 years and counting) late middle-aged Irish subarbinite who is doing his best to make sure that his family get to live long and prosper.
My long term ambition is to be the greatest space pirate cowboy wizard in history, in the meantime I am creating stories that I hope will engage and entertain.
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