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FantasyCon Giveaway#1 : Terminus

At the FantasyCon convention in Brighton, England later this month, we will be launching a collection from Paul Melhuish of dark science fiction horror called Unauthorized Contact. The book is set in the same Skyfire Chronicles universe as the short … Continue reading

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The Skyfire Chronicles Timeline

Paul Melhuish has written seven stories in his Skyfire series, five of which are about to be launched at FantasyCon in the collection, Unauthorized Contact.  These stories stretch over a 600-year period. By the power invested in me by long-standing … Continue reading

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‘System ahead, Coordinator Terminus.’

We’ll finish off our Terminus slightly-longer-than-a-week with the first glimpse of the deadly Thanaton System. ‘System ahead, Coordinator Terminus.’ Terminus wished Dich would stop calling him that. ‘It’s the Thanatos system.’ Terminus joined the boy at his station. ‘Hey, you … Continue reading

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Terminus gets in trouble again…

Terminus can’t help it, he keeps getting in trouble, and somehow just about stumbling out again. He reminds me of Tucker Jenkins, a character I used to watch many years ago in a BBC show called Grange Hill. He’s persuaded … Continue reading

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Terminus week: Skyfire!

Terminus doesn’t just have great characters, but memorable settings too. Here’s our first introduction to Terminus’ adopted planet of Skyfire. Wealth was denoted in Alpha Gropolis by how much space citizens had around them. On cramped Level Ten the destitute … Continue reading

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Space opera horror: The Terror of Falling in Love…

In Terminus, author Paul Melhuish introduces us to monstrous beasts, grotesque parodies of nature. The anti-hero of the book’s title has to confront many of these terrifying creatures, but I think the one being who terrifies him most is a human … Continue reading

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“In a sudden rush of inspiration he aimed at the anatomically compromised politico.”…

… is my favourite line from space opera horror book, Terminus. Here’s the rest of the extract… Almost compassionately the Thanaton extended his fingers so that the tips were touching the human. When they made contact, every nerve in Terminus’s … Continue reading

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