Codename: Bear

By Geoffrey C Porter

Action & adventure | Paperback, eBook


ents fall into a state of anarchy. They use a man named Centurian to fuel drug trades, assassinations, and human trafficking all across our world. If they can claim us as a territory, our youth will be shipped to factory planets, and mineral resources will be strip mined from our planet layer by layer. The Chor'Tan are aliens friendly to mankind. They are close to us genetically. Their race is limited by the males of the species. A male Chor'Tan is no more intelligent than an Earth crocodile or alligator, and they want to cross breed with humanity to create a species with smart males. An anti-crime agency is set up to fight Centurian's forces, and they recruit a young man they Codename: Bear. He works with a team of other agents, going on missions trying to put an end to Centurian's reign of terror.



Geoff started writing in 2003. He penned his first novel between Thanksgiving and Christmas that year. He had high hopes for it, of course, but errors plagued his first draft. He was driven to create an epic fantasy next, Juxta, Magi. Then he crafted a military sci-fi, R.A.E.C.E. Genesis. He spent hundreds of afternoons during his formative years dueling over a hot box of dice playing tabletop wargames such as Titan and Axis&Allies. These games have strong military components and fantasy elements. Geoff taught himself to program computers as a young pup. The first software Geoff developed professionally was a Chemical Weapons Attack Simulator for the USAF. He did it in Visual Basic 3.0 in Win3.11, on a 386SX16 processor. Since then he has built websites professionally and browser based multiplayer kingdom games. When he first started writing, he had no clue how to find publishers or submit stories. He didn't know how to fix all the errors in his manuscripts. It kind of hit him like lightning one day that Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH might have an English class worth taking. He discovered a plethora of writing classes, including the most awesome class ever, Text Editing. Geoff learned under published authors: Ed Davis and Tim Waggoner, among others. As of 2015, Geoff has written eight novels and a novella. Most of them were self published. They were largely never sent to publishers, and he's hoping to change his methods. He penned over fifty short stories. Fifteen of his shorts have been published. For five years Geoff ran an eZine, Untied Shoelaces of the Mind. Being an editor, and having a slush pile to go through, has helped him grow as a writer. He quit mostly because he read one too many Man-Eats-Own-Leg stories.


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Geoff started writing in 2003. He penned his first novel between Thanksgiving and Christmas that year. He had high hopes for it, of course, but errors plagued his first draft. He was driven to create an epic fantasy next, Juxta, Magi. Then he crafted a military sci-fi, R.A.E.C.E. Genesis. He spent hundreds of afternoons during his formative years dueling over a hot box of dice playing table...


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