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A Taste of Earth [NOOK Book]

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NASA’s Near Earth Asteroid team is tracking asteroid 2027 UX25 when, without explanation, it changes direction and heads for earth. When they inspect the impact sites, they discover that the meteorite fragments are not what they expect.

The press has nick-named the asteroid ‘Hachiman,’ after the Shinto god of war and patron god of the samurai, an omen of things to come.

Hachiman does not behave like an asteroid should. It fragments and impacts ...

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Overview

NASA’s Near Earth Asteroid team is tracking asteroid 2027 UX25 when, without explanation, it changes direction and heads for earth. When they inspect the impact sites, they discover that the meteorite fragments are not what they expect.

The press has nick-named the asteroid ‘Hachiman,’ after the Shinto god of war and patron god of the samurai, an omen of things to come.

Hachiman does not behave like an asteroid should. It fragments and impacts across the globe. The global environments changes: diseased plankton in the Atlantic Ocean, silicon-based killer organisms in northern Russia, and green-house gasses spike globally.

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This short story is an Avar-Tek Event, an event that develops the technology or characters in the Angel Series. The first Angel Series book is due to be published in 2013.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032927204
  • Publisher: Justin Tyme
  • Publication date: 12/19/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 110,700
  • File size: 697 KB

Meet the Author

Justin Tyme is the author of Avar-Tek Events, speculative science fiction short stories based on current research in science and engineering. The Avar-Tek Events provide technical background for the Avar novels. The first novel, Recruiting Angels, is expected to be published early 2013.

In addition to published works on Amazon, he has published several stories in the on-line magazine Deep Magic, and in two anthologies, Deeper Magic: The First Collection and Deeper Magic: The Second Collection. He received a reader’s choice award for his short story Cohesion Lost.

Born in Simi Valley, California, Justin attended 12 different schools until he finished high school on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. He returned to the States and after 11 years in college, graduated with two degrees, one in Electrical Engineering. He is currently working as an electrical engineer, robotics programmer, landlord, and father of seven. Sometimes he even writes a thing or two.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2012

    Great short story

    Highly recommend, but a bit to short. Would have loved alot more background on everything.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2012

    Great Story

    The writer had done a wonderful job presenting the scenes that you can see it unfold in your mind as you are reading. It takes the reader on the wonderful journey from the pending doom of the world to alien invasion/contact. You get the human side and the alien side of the story letting us see what each side is thinking and hoping they can work together before it is too late.

    The story is the perfect length as the story develops at a nice pace, and not rushed through skipping anything, or dragged out to fill pages with unneeded fluff.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2012

    interestibg


    interesting read. l will try some other stories by this arthur.



    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2014

    Bookworm

    Imaginative and intelligent! Exactly how would humans respond to a life form so superior as to view us the way we view insects?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2013

    I liked it.

    Though it is probably what would really happen if a alien came here.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2012

    HI

    FIRST REVIEW!!
    haven't read yet, sounds good

    0 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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