The first week of January, 2018 I sat down to write a short story about Ryan Jameson, the reporter from The Fundamentals. It quickly grew into a larger project than I expected. The result is Special Correspondents Lottery, a novella length tale of how Ryan Jameson found his way to the Santa Maria and in the center of the biggest event in human history.
An invite to Explorer Corporation’s Special Correspondents Lottery forces Ryan Jameson to face his old addiction or miss an opportunity of a lifetime.
The Terra Channel was born in Ryan Jameson’s childhood. Telling stories was his gift, and now he was late to the biggest story in human history.
Lying Ryan Jameson discovers his Special Correspondents lottery ticket was the favor of Kitty Kaili, his ex-girlfriend, the dark goddess he named Kali.
Ryan Jameson’s attempt to get an interview with the Captain Smart and her daughter Erin could cost him his chance at the lottery, and Earth’s biggest story.
In the bloody conclusion, the Viking forces Ryan to face his addiction. Will he be the Viking’s patsy, or will he overcome his addiction to join the First Expedition Crossing?