Nykkyo Kyhana is an ordinary hero with
everyday problems. He has a boss, a job that's a grind, a wife who
doesn't understand him (but wants him home for dinner), and a
high-maintenance girlfriend on the side. He just happens to hail from
another world, founded when a future Earth space mission falls through a
black hole and emerges into another place and time.
Nykko finds himself on present-day Earth, falling in love with a woman who
is his own distant ancestor, as well as ancestor to the founder of his
homeworld. His love for her risks upsetting future events and
jeopardizes not only his own existence, but that of all his people.
This character-driven love
story transcends its genre. Earthbound is not just for SF
fans--it's for anyone who enjoys a well-crafted tale.
Seen entirely through the eyes of a
visitor from another planet, Earthbound is Nykkyo's story of
discovery, as he learns of his past, his purpose, and finds the love of
contains non-graphic description of a rape, a scene of moderate
violence, and a pair of not-too-explicit love scenes. It is suitable for
mature teens and adults.
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author DM Arnold is a published scientist, software engineer, amateur
astronomer, web designer and folk harp-builder. He designed and manages the
internationally-aclaimed website for the
Robert Burns Club of
Milwaukee, regarded as the definitive site for online Burns
Professionally, he has written articles
on the use of computer simulation for teaching undergraduates scientific
method, the automation of chemical laboratory equipment, and the design of
CAT scanner software. Earthbound is his first novel, but certainly
not his last. Readers are invited to visit
Earthbound's official site for more information, news on upcoming
sequels, or to download the novel as a free eBook in a variety of formats.
Mr Arnold welcomes feedback, and readers may contact him via his website.