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First Encounter Keith Latch

First Encounter

Keith Latch

Published February 25th 2012
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25 pages
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July 4, 1947.A UFO crashed near Roswell, New Mexico.What happened next?First Encounter is a short story in the Omega: Earth’s Hero universe which tells of events immediately preceding the events on that balmy summer night when a strange craft fromMoreJuly 4, 1947.A UFO crashed near Roswell, New Mexico.What happened next?First Encounter is a short story in the Omega: Earth’s Hero universe which tells of events immediately preceding the events on that balmy summer night when a strange craft from beyond our solar system, even from beyond our galaxy crash landed in a desolate stretch of New Mexico desert, seen from the eyes of Darrin Reddick, a ten-year-old stargazer, and Captain Garrett Fallow, commanding officer of the 509th Atomic Bomb Group.A 5,000 word short story****Also includes the first chapter excerpt of Escape: Omega Book 1.The government lied.A UFO did, in fact, crash land in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1947. Quickly intercepted by the US military, the unidentified flying object and its occupants were whisked away to secret installations.In 1985, after almost forty years of research, a successful splice of alien and human DNA is achieved.Raised as a lab experiment that the military hoped to be a “super-soldier,” Omega, trained in combat, educated strenuously, becomes the main component in General “Anvil” Hendricks’ elite military unit assigned to Phantom Base in Adaven, New Mexico. General Hendricks, a three-star general, believes the Omega Project will be the key to his elusive fourth star.After a perilous first mission, the program is suspended, the plug pulled……if it were only that easyAfter all, who said heroes had to be human?Escape, Book 1 of Omega: Earth’s Hero, by Keith Latch, a novella serial based on the 1950’s pulp novels and Saturday afternoon matinees at the cinema of science fiction adventure, is the first in a series of science fiction-superhero adventure.