New Sci-Fi Epic Novel
An all-star intergalactic black ops unit chases a powerful cult leader to the mysterious planet Draconis.
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A Road Trip to the Edge of the Universe
Described as “Apocalypse Now meets Cowboy Bebop” Draconis creates a perfect balance of action, heart and philosophical intrigue that will thrill casual and serious readers alike.
a sci-fi epic
Draconis is an epic sci-fi novel that combines big action set pieces, high-minded musings about philosophy, futurism and spirituality, and heartfelt character drama to produce something that will appeal to fans from any walk of life.
At its core, Draconis is a story about an ensemble crew like Firefly or Cowboy Bebop. As with other road trip stories like Apocalypse Now, Star Trek: Voyager, Dante’s Inferno, and The Odyssey, the crew encounters a variety of different locations and characters in their journey to hunt down their mysterious final target.
If you love sci-fi, Draconis has it all. Spycraft, robots, war, AI, ancient civilizations, mechs, space battles, big guns, dinosaurs, philosophy, fast cars, future technology, political intrigue, mystery, epic fight scenes, super soldiers, cosmic horror, and more.
Draconis is a modern pop culture novel that takes influence not just from books and literature, but also from film/TV, video games, anime and modern music, creating an experience that feels as much like contemporary popular entertainment as any TV show or movie.
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About the Author
Ryan Night received his BA in Creative Writing from California State University Long Beach and his MFA in Interactive Media & Games from USC Film School. After a ten year career working in the video game industry, he started a popular 400,000 views a month gaming blog for RPGs at brightrockmedia.com and moved to Florida to begin working on the manuscript for Draconis full time.
While Draconis will be Ryan Night’s publishing debut, he has previously written other books and novels, including Gods of the American Wild, a superhero novel billed as the TV show Heroes meets Justice League, and a philosophy book about modern existentialism titled Modern Existentialism: Religion in the Internet Age.