WIP Thursday 11/1/18

Been a while since the last WIP post. I have a good excuse though! I’ve wrapped up Space Rogues 3; the cover is being created, the manuscript is heading to the editor, and I’ve already started working on the first draft of Space Rogues 4: Space is Dangerous (It’s a working title).

I’m really excited to release Space Rogues 3: The Behemoth Job! I hope you like it! Until then, enjoy one of the first scenes in Space Rogues 4.

He starts chewing, “They don’t like me, because I’m smarter.”

Maxim laughs, “No offense my friend, but these people are some of the best and brightest of the Galactic Commonwealth.” He cuts off another piece of jerlack steak and between chews, adds, “They’re paying really well, don’t screw this up for me.”

Bennie shrugs again, “We’re almost done, what could go wrong?”

Maxim stops eating and looks around expectantly. After a few seconds, “Well nothing exploded and there aren’t any alarms sounding. Could you try to not jinx it, please.”

Bennie makes a face, “You’re an ex-Peacekeeper. How are you superstitious?”

“You don’t last long as a Peacekeeper without picking up a few superstitions. Besides, you’ve been around Wil long enough to know that anytime he says, what could go wrong, something explodes, or someone shows up to try and kill us.”

Bennie takes a sip of his drink, a bright green liquid that is popular on the station, “Oh come on, that’s just a Wil thing. You know him, is it any wonder people are always trying to kill him?”

By John Wilker

I'm a science fiction writer and conference organizer. In 2017 I published my first book, 'Space Rogues', a fun Sci-Fi adventure with a fun cast of characters. I'm also the co-founder of 360|Conferences, a conference and event logistics consulting company.

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