Mars Underneath:The Sceptre of Eternity

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Set in the two planets, two different worlds, first part of the trilogy depicts scientist Erik Muller’s journey to the unknown parts of Mars for helping his ladylove Volga. Both Erik and Volga vouchsafed to save an Old Martes (primitive inhabitants of Mars) girl from torture and slavery; but could not return to their camps. Erik was detained by the King of Terra Aquillaan and lost his identity in a strange planet. The story begins with the changing political scenario in Terra Aquillaan and the revolt of the original inhabitants of Mars in demand of an alien-free planet. Erik found himself in the midst of political turmoil and palace intrigues unknown to him. Though he won, the favour of the new King; but faced other mysterious challenges. After overcoming many overwhelming odds, Erik finally managed to escape death and met his old friends but could not beat his destiny.

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The Dark Sea

Submitted: August 22, 2016

There was no end of water; Sailor Alden looked across the horizon. Neither land, nor a mast of a ship was visible. He thought that their ... Read Chapter

Sceptre of Eternity

Submitted: August 22, 2016

King Ergonn, was sitting on the legendary Eagle Throne, which was made up of solid gold and precious colourful jewels. The backrest of th... Read Chapter

Unknown Planet

Submitted: August 22, 2016

Captain Vézian Moore was watching the landing of Mars Lander 23 on a digital screen floating in the air of his bedchamber. He looked at ... Read Chapter

The Magnetic Hill

Submitted: August 22, 2016

Abjurenos would never forget that fateful night when their ship collided against a submerged hill and broke into pieces in the Dark Sea. ... Read Chapter

The Traitor

Submitted: August 22, 2016

D’eimeonn looked in the mirror; it was hard to believe that he was wearing expensive breeches and doublet like any other warrior and al... Read Chapter

The Coronation

Submitted: August 22, 2016

The Grand Seer put the Crown on the King’s head and uttered incomprehensible hymns to please the Scarlet Sea and the Mountain of Fire; ... Read Chapter

The King of Mars

Submitted: August 23, 2016

Deoes liked the smell of his new clothes; green check full sleeved shirt and black loose trouser; his new dark brown boot and black socks... Read Chapter

The Unknown River

Submitted: August 23, 2016

Vézian Moore was again in confusion, Vasudha had requested him to forgive Neila and Ayur for the first time; if he suspended them, their... Read Chapter

Death and Destiny

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Amerik was looking at his boots, the pair was old enough to last for a month; he required a new one, but had no money to buy. With a deep... Read Chapter

Lost Hope & Recall of Past

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Her long red hairs were not combed properly; almond shaped green eyes were looking red and floppy due to non-stop weeping; her nose and c... Read Chapter

The Captive Queen

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The sharp, bell-shaped profile of the Captive Tower was standing in isolation from the rest of the palace buildings; it was specially des... Read Chapter

Red Field

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Each group was formed with nine contestants; Emereon noticed that in their group apart from his three brothers, Amerik the alien; Kaimur ... Read Chapter

Quick Sand

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Zephyr worked hard to pacify his brother Blazerrick; finally, they resumed their race. He noticed that all the contestants had crossed th... Read Chapter

Firephenys

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The pitch black Martian sky was obscured by blue smoke; Emereon could not figure out whether it was evening or already night. He realised... Read Chapter

Miscalculation

Submitted: August 24, 2016

‘In this strange planet, moon rises in the west and sets in the east; this peculiar phenomenon happens twice in a night and there is no... Read Chapter

Tomb of The Eagle Guards

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The blue smoke had some mysterious power; Amerik thought. It had reduced fatigue and giving him an unnatural strength. However, its impac... Read Chapter

Mission Ogganesia

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The cave chamber was spacious enough to accommodate a hundred people; it had a stone dais in the midst of the cave. The cave wall was irr... Read Chapter

Eagle Queen

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The main crypt was located in the midst of four smaller cave chambers surrounded by stalactites and stalagmites; Amerik noticed that all ... Read Chapter

Politics and Proposals

Submitted: August 24, 2016

One by one all warlords, oligarchs, soldiers, palace attendants and former thralls paid their final tribute to Zealeoness. At last Grand ... Read Chapter

Suspicious Friendship

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Terra Nocturlis was also known as the Valley of Dead Eagles where the Eagle kings and their blood relatives commenced their last journey ... Read Chapter

Secret of the Alien

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Oeilna was waiting eagerly for Ergonn’s return; her younger cousins were providing her company. Her cousin Benesia was teasing her; she... Read Chapter

Earth Calling

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Premier Donnerick Zammitt; the newly elected Premier of the Earth Council had finally decided to hear the pleas of Prof. Moore and Mr. Mu... Read Chapter

The Death of Love

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Amerik did not expect the king to forgive him so easily; especially when he attacked his nursemaid whom he valued like his own mother. Th... Read Chapter

Love and Duty

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The Dei Maneret or temple of the Sea God was located at the end of the Scarlet Ville village. Ergonn decided to have some words with the ... Read Chapter

The House of Knowledge

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Alavaira was a jovial boy of fifteen years old, he was raised up in the temple’s orphanage like many other nameless, homeless orphans. ... Read Chapter

Cosmo Fighters

Submitted: August 24, 2016

“Get ready guys; we have to land within few hours.” Captain Azora; the chief Cosmo-fighter of the Centurion space craft alerted her c... Read Chapter

Horse-Dragon

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Trial of the Soul was nothing but taming horse-dragons in pit cave; King Ergonn declared at the end of the first trial. Amerik was declar... Read Chapter

The Mystery Book

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The white building of the Dei Maneret was looking bluish in the early morning’s sunlight. It was the Seventh day of the week, and on th... Read Chapter

Martian Horology

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Finally Amerik had got an interesting job in the Dei Maneret; the King had asked him to read books written in Earthly languages and order... Read Chapter

Convoy of The Eagle King

Submitted: August 24, 2016

With the bell, the court hour commenced,  King Ergonn sat on his ancestor’s Scarlet Throne. Sailor Drekster had finally arrived th... Read Chapter

Riddle Game

Submitted: August 25, 2016

Every contestant was given a parchment and was said to solve the riddle to proceed further. Amerik saw his parchment; it contained a ridd... Read Chapter

Eagle Eyrie

Submitted: August 25, 2016

The watch tower was a thousand years old; its appearance indicated its antiquity. It was a gigantic cylindrical shaped grey stone structu... Read Chapter

Secrets of Blades

Submitted: August 25, 2016

When the solar eclipse commenced, and the gate’s shadow became larger than the gate; all contestants started digging the ground around ... Read Chapter

The Amulet

Submitted: August 25, 2016

As the chief of the Eagle Guard, Amerik had a duty of arranging everything for the journey to the Kingdom of Darkness. The King had allot... Read Chapter

The Farewell

Submitted: August 25, 2016

Ergonn never realised that Oeilna loved him so much. She had arranged a farewell dinner for him and cooked all dishes only for him. ... Read Chapter

The Gift

Submitted: August 26, 2016

The Bell rang thrice which meant the King had summoned an emergency meeting in the throne room. A messenger asked everyone to appear in t... Read Chapter

The Preparation

Submitted: August 26, 2016

When she first arrived at the palace, Synus showed her the entire castle, but Deodara got no fun. She asked about the most mysterious and... Read Chapter

The Dark Caldera

Submitted: August 26, 2016

The sweet smell of White Crystal flower always attracted Ergonn; but the White Crystal was one of the rarest and most expensive flowers i... Read Chapter

Escape

Submitted: August 27, 2016

When Deodara opened her eyes; she felt pain in her entire body. Someone poured a bucket full of water on her face and jerked violently. H... Read Chapter

The Causeway

Submitted: August 27, 2016

It was dead of night; but not pitch dark. A big greenish Moon was visible on the western horizon and it was spreading a greenish faint li... Read Chapter

Subterranean Mars

Submitted: August 27, 2016

“How long we have to walk, Arold?” The King asked; “Where are the Pegadrones?” Again his voice broke the silence inside the long ... Read Chapter

Wandering Princess

Submitted: August 27, 2016

When Deodara opened her eyes, she saw, she was resting on a red rock; but was not feeling any pain or heaviness. She saw a brightly lit a... Read Chapter

The Encounter

Submitted: August 28, 2016

Ergonn, Amerik and D’eimeonn checked almost all the cave tunnels and possible passageways; but all of them led them to a big depression... Read Chapter

Labyrinth of Mars

Submitted: August 28, 2016

Finally, the time had come; the submerged causeway revealed fully before its human visitors. The causeway was made up of red, orange and ... Read Chapter

The Way Back Home

Submitted: August 29, 2016

When Amerik opened his eyes; he found himself in one of the Martian caves; the walls were smooth without any stalactite or stalagmites; t... Read Chapter

Epilogue

Submitted: August 29, 2016

“Please tell us, sir, where were you for the last twenty years? Tell us, something about the King of Mars. Is he horrible? Are they can... Read Chapter

The Note

Submitted: August 29, 2016

Appendix The Grand Observatory of Terra Aquillaan had divided a Martian day into following hours: ... Read Chapter

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