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March 9, 2014
Posted at 6:45 pm

I have just submitted the first story in a new series called Rage. Part I should be up by tomorrow and I will work on getting Part II edited and posted ASAP. It is about a bouncer who has a medical condition that causes him to produce the same chemicals that get released during sex whenever his body triggers an adrenaline rush when the fight-or-flight instinct kicks in. It first manifests when he saves his older brother from school bullies and makes him high as a kite afterward. Since modern man frowns upon berserker warrior types, he channels his rage into more acceptable avenues which allow him to feed his rage addiction. Unfortunately for him, his life is so much more complicated than he knew and a bad night at work shows him just how not simple his world was about to become.

I came up with this one while driving to my sister's house and listening to the radio. I can't for the life of me remember the name of the song (something metal, I think) but I know "rage" was in there somewhere and it was something about someone sending the singer into a rage. I have been working on this for a while now, taking me away from other things I would rather be working on, but the size of the anvil of inspiration my muse hit me with when sending this story to me was big enough to have crushed the car I was driving at the time. In other words, this one would not let me be. I have finished the first two stories in the new series and hopefully that means I will be able to work on other stuff now that they are out of my system.

I was hoping to have the next chapters of Future Distorted and Anomaly of the Fates out by now as well as more work done on In the Darkness Falling (the sequel to Enter the Darkness), but I have had no urge to pick those up because of my concentration on Rage. And, unfortunately, I am about to get really busy at work between the end of March and the end of May-beginning of June. I will endeavor to get one of the unfinished stories' new chapters out before then, but my muse has been a bit on the bitchy and uncooperative side lately. For some reason she seems to have a wicked mad on and Rage is the result.

That is all for now. Enjoy Rage and hopefully your favorite unfinished project will be out soon.