The Forever Man

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The world, as we know it, has ended. Now one man must guide humanity through its bleakest hour. Reluctant superhero, Marine Sergeant Nathaniel Hogan…The Forever Man. A series of solar flares stopped the heart of our modern world, returning us to the DARK AGES. Now ‘they’ have appeared through a gateway in space. Orcs, goblins and their leaders – the Fair Folk. Are they here to help, or to conquer?

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The Forever Man

Submitted: April 27, 2015

The world, as we know it, has ended. Now one man must guide humanity through its bleakest hour. Reluctant superhero, Marine Sergeant Nathaniel Hogan…The Forever Man. A series of solar flares stopped the heart of our modern world, returning us to the DARK AGES. Now ‘they’ have appeared through a gateway in space. Orcs, goblins and their leaders – the Fair Folk. Are they here to help, or to conquer? Read Chapter

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Chapter 2     His name was Kobus Pistorious. He was fifty-four years old and he had emigrated from South Africa to ... Read Chapter

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    Chapter 3     PULSE Plus 10 minutes 28th August 2022   United States of America ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 4     Hogan had managed to snatch a couple of hours of intermittent sleep but he was still feeling strong. ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 5     The first day of Hogan’s journey had been the worst. Unlike before, London was now choked with peop... Read Chapter

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Chapter 6     The next day he found himself walking through an area where the houses were further and further apart... Read Chapter

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Chapter 7     Ayoka Falana was born in the small rural village of Nakanda some thirty-five miles outside of Lagos i... Read Chapter

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Chapter 8     Hogan had continued walking for five days. He was heading due north, for no other reason than he reck... Read Chapter

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Chapter 9     Liz Tutor, the Deputy Chief of Mission United States Embassy, took a deep breath, held it, let it esc... Read Chapter

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Chapter 10     Black… And then a pinprick of light. Smell of wood smoke. Sound of flames. He blin... Read Chapter

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Chapter 11     Sam was six years old. Although, if you asked him he would disagree. He would inform you, quite seri... Read Chapter

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Chapter 12     Commander Ammon rolled up the maps of the kingdom that lay scattered on his campaign table. They wer... Read Chapter

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Chapter 13     Hogan sat down on the edge of the bed and lit another cigarette, idly noticing that there were only ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 14     The Belmarsh Boys were on the move. After the attack on the American Embassy, their new leader, or t... Read Chapter

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Chapter 15     Sam crawled out of the cupboard below the stairs. He was hungry but still had water. Surprisingly, h... Read Chapter

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Chapter 16     Seth Hil-Nu lay on his camp bed, arms by his side. He had fasted for three days and, after intense m... Read Chapter

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Chapter 17     Nathaniel had been busy. Over the last week or so, he and the boys had cleared the trees back from t... Read Chapter

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Chapter 18     Seth spent the next few days researching the blue green planet. He traveled both geographically and ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 19     Axel had been correct about one thing. The Belmarsh boys approached at first light the next morning.... Read Chapter

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Chapter 20     Sam crawled out from his sleeping bag, rolled it up and crammed it into his rucksack. Then he took o... Read Chapter

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Chapter 21     Axel had a decision to make. It was time to take a gamble. The first reckless attack by the Belmarsh... Read Chapter

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Chapter 22     It was late afternoon and Papa Dante pulled the vardos off the road and into a field. They unhitched... Read Chapter

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Chapter 23     Nathaniel stared across the green rolling hills at the rows and rows of men. There must be at least ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 24     Commander Ammon was exhausted. As soon as he and Seth had returned from the blue green planet, they ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 25     Axel had gotten the villagers to build fires. Many fires. They had also put together a couple of hun... Read Chapter

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Chapter 26     Doctor Janice Burt had been driving on the A1 highway heading back to Lester House private hospital ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 27     He felt pain. And more than pain. It was as though the flesh had been scoured from his face and then... Read Chapter

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Chapter 28     Nathaniel sat at the table in his room and attempted to roll a cigarette with his new homemade ingre... Read Chapter

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Chapter 29     Janice had been sleeping rough for five days now and then, last night, she had lost her blanket. She... Read Chapter

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Chapter 31     Axel lay groaning on the ground so the man hit him again. A solid blow that sounded like wood being ... Read Chapter

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Chapter 32     Commander Ammon had left the thinnest line of defense that he dared. A mere seven hundred battle Orc... Read Chapter

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Chapter 33     Basel Ratford, the old commander in chief of the Belmarsh boys, was dead. Patrick’s rifle shot had... Read Chapter

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Chapter 34     Papa Dante was impressed. He stood in front of his vardo, unarmed, staring up at the guards on the w... Read Chapter

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Chapter 35     The air shimmered. Fire leapt from stone to stone in the circle of the Merry Maidens in Cornwall. Ab... Read Chapter

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Chapter 36     It was perhaps an hour before sunrise. Nathaniel, Papa Dante, the Prof and father O’Hara stood aro... Read Chapter

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Chapter 37     Marine master sergeant Nathaniel Hogan stood in the middle of the road. He wore full battle armor. E... Read Chapter