The SolGrid Rebellion

The SolGrid Rebellion

by Michael Smith
The SolGrid Rebellion

The SolGrid Rebellion

by Michael Smith



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When the solar system adopts the buggy SolGrid telepathic network as a defense against alien intrusion, Jack Commer’s impudent son Jonathan James instigates a rebellion against what he considers fascist brainwashing. His tiny army includes his lover Suzette, the wife of Jack’s Typhoon VI weapons officer; exobiologist Jackie Vespertine, emissary to aliens in the Iota Persei system; and the telepathic Beagle Trotter, bonded in an ancient Alpha Centaurian ritual to Jonathan James as warrior-brother. Jonathan James even convinces Patrick, the computer hacker who designed SolGrid, that his dysfunctional creation is wrecking Sol culture. Smitten with the voluptuous Suzette, Pat finally accepts a place in the rebellion, but is he’s stunned when Jonathan James storms an orbiting museum and not only steals Typhoon II, Jack Commer’s obsolete 2030’s spaceship, but also kidnaps the Emperor of the Martians.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940164765743
Publisher: Michael Smith
Publication date: 12/18/2020
Series: Jack Commer, Supreme Commander
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 471 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael D. Smith was raised in the Northeast and the Chicago area, then moved to Texas to attend Rice University, where he began developing as a writer and visual artist. The first six novels in his Jack Commer science fiction series, The Martian Marauders; Jack Commer, Supreme Commander; Nonprofit Chronowar; Collapse and Delusion; The Wounded Frontier; and The SolGrid Rebellion are published by Sortmind Press. In addition, Sortmind Press has published his literary novels Sortmind, The Soul Institute, Akard Drearstone, CommWealth, Jump Grenade, and his novella The First Twenty Steps.

Smith's web site,, contains further examples of his novels and visual art, and he muses about writing and art processes at

Smith is currently the Technology Librarian for McKinney Public Library in McKinney, Texas. In his career as a librarian he’s done extensive programming for adults, including book talks and author presentations, and has also marketed libraries through presentations and contacts with local media. His work includes technical assistance for eBooks and eAudiobooks.

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