The Apocalypse Script

The Apocalypse Script

Samuel Fort

Mystery / Horror / Fiction

It is the conspiracy of all conspiracies. Humanity's ancient and hidden masters have tired of their slaves and have scripted the apocalypse. Financial markets crash, crops fail, wars rage, and disease spreads around the globe. Ben Mitchell, former Marine turned ancient languages expert, is the only man who can save humanity from extinction - but at what cost?What happens when humanity’s hidden masters tire of their slaves? They start over.Financial markets are crashing, crops are failing, Cage’s disease is a pandemic, and sabers are being rattled around the globe. It’s not the world that Ben Mitchell, an expert on ancient and esoteric writings, envisioned when he left the battlefields of Afghanistan a decade ago.The world looks a little brighter when he is offered a small fortune by the attractive but mysterious Lilian Stratton to research some puzzling inscriptions found on set of stone tablets discovered in Tiwanaku, Bolivia. But to do that he must join a secret society known as the Delphic Order of the Nisirtu and travel to Steepleguard, the remote fortress-like home of an elderly eccentric named Ridley.The researcher soon finds that his client has lured him into a conspiracy of epic proportions. The rumored New World Order is, in fact, very ancient. The world is truly a stage and the scripts that have preserved mankind for millennia are being systematically destroyed by the invisible kingdoms that authored them. Within days the final script will run its course and the planet’s scattered survivors will be thrust into a new Dark Age.Lilian’s powerful opponents are now Ben’s, and even his client’s supposed allies seem to have hidden and sinister agendas. The man finds himself in a shadowy world of insane kings, power-hungry dukes, psychopathic assassins, rebel knights, and an exiled princess who will stop at nothing to regain her world throne.As civilization rapidly disintegrates and clandestine armies converge on Steepleguard, humanity’s future hinges on the researcher’s ability to navigate the labyrinths of the Nisirtu and unlock the secrets of the Tiwanaku tablets.
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The Ardoon King

The Ardoon King

Samuel Fort

Mystery / Horror / Fiction

Book 2 of The Nisirtu. The Fifth Kingdom’s plans to rebuild civilization are in ruins as Ben Mitchell, the Ardoon king, is buried alive in a distant temple. Fiela, assassin queen, leads a force of elite Peth against the "Bashmu" terrors of the Nothingness. Lord Disparthian unearths the secrets of Denver International. Lilian, alone, struggles against a coup staged by a mysterious stranger.In this sequel to The Apocalypse Script, the Seven Kingdoms of the Nisirtu have destroyed the modern world. There are no more nations or cities. The era of automobiles, telephones, computers, electricity and running water is now a thing of fond memory. The few humans who survived the Nisirtu’s wrath are in a constant battle against famine, plague, and anarchy. But the kings and queens of the Seven Kingdoms did not know that a force of even greater power had ensnared them in their own trap. Now six of those kingdoms have fallen, too. Only the Fifth Kingdom remains, but even that once mighty power has been reduced to a single fortress, Steepleguard, hidden in the mountains above the ruins of Denver. The Fifth Kingdom’s plans to rebuild civilization are barely underway when Ben Mitchell, the Ardoon king, is trapped in a distant land, and Steepleguard faces a coup staged by a plotting duke from the east. Lilian faces imprisonment and her champion, Lord Disparthian, finds himself trapped in Denver. Lilian's sister, the assassin-queen, Fiela, has her own problems, having led a dwindling army to the wastelands to combat a seemingly indestructible enemy sent from another reality. And yet it is the unseen enemy that is the kingdom’s greatest threat…
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