Thursday, March 31, 2016

#SFRB Showcase - Planets and their Alien Inhabitants in the Grand Master’s Trilogy

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Violet and her Grand Master teleport to a variety of planets and moons during their adventures in the Grand Master's Trilogy. Many planets have distinct alien lifeforms.

Terra and Terraformed Planets
Terra: Site of the Terran Space Academy, and Space Corps.
Moon: Moon Station is a major hub for the intragalactic portals.

Avalon: Home of the White Mother Tingu, and Master Smith Stimon.
Cinerea: Inhabited by barbarian tribes and the pigmy-like Gray Folk.
The Griffin’s Eyrie: Home of Grand Master Athanor Griffin.
Haven: The town of Muddybanks is the site of a major battle.

The planet has a surface layer of thick ice. The interior is honeycombed by tunnels, the Catacombs, leading to the underground city of Elyrium and the Cave of Living Crystals.
Inhabitants: the ethereal Elyrians, Guide Rothan Rivern, and various animals in the Catacombs.

The planet has a high surface temperature with volcanic vents spurting fire.
Inhabitants: Dominant lifeforms are reptilian. Home of the dragon lords, especially Ythris and Istrelle.
Moon: Illoris with the sole teleportal cylinder guarded by the Brululian Warden Gulpah.

Purple sky; blue and yellow vegetation.
Inhabitants: Dominant lifeforms resemble giant arthropods.

Sky covered in yellowish clouds
Inhabitants: small lizards and fluff balls.

Ocean planet with scattered small islands.
Inhabitants: dominant lifeforms are sea creatures.
Home of Grand Master Ravaleen, the Meilai of Marina.

Jungle planet with yellow sky and blue-hued plants
Home of six-legged alien monkeys, prized assistants of the Grand Masters

Blurb - Grand Master's Pawn
One young woman challenges the super psychics ruling the galaxy, and finds an impossible love.
Young empath, Violet Hunter, dreams of exploring exotic planets as a Grand Master’s pawn. When life-threatening cracks appear in the teleportal web, Violet is tasked with investigating the disruption. Suspicions point to the twelve Grand Masters, and she must penetrate their curtain of secrecy to identify the culprit. Her challenges escalate when she meets the enigmatic man behind the griffin avatar. Armed with only her erratic powers and a mishmash of allies, she must challenge the most powerful beings in the galaxy.

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  1. Pretty cool, to see your vision of these worlds.

    1. Thanks! NASA has a treasure trove of images.

  2. I always love to see these kind of data lists in books. Reminds me I need to do more work on mine.

    1. Yes - count the planets your characters visit!

  3. Enjoyed the tour of the planets and their high points! Cool idea for a showcase post...