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1960s & '70s

Arthur M. Doweyko

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Vietnam vet, Applegate Bogdanski, is missing a leg and addicted to morphine. He stumbles through each day hoping it would be his last, that is, until the day Angela walks into life. She claims to be his guardian angel, and almost immediately, the two are swept up in a conspiracy to end mankind.


Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Suspense / Thriller,,Adventure,Sci-fi,Suspense/Thriller

Short Summary

Applegate Bogdanski returns from Vietnam with a missing leg, a Purple Heart, and an addiction to morphine. He stumbles through each day, looking forward to nothing and hoping it will arrive soon. When he attempts to thwart a mugging, he is knocked unconscious and wakes up to discover that people ar

Guardian angels are discovered to be aliens some of which have decided to end the human experiment. Apple and Angela, assisted by a pair of very unusual characters (a reluctant Tibetan farmer and an actual Yeti) tangle with these aliens, leading to a climactic battle in Saint Patrick's Cathedral.


New York, Newark, Tibet

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Applegate Bogdanski

Age: 20

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Empathetic, Heroic, Underdog, Adventurous,Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Angela

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable, Romantic, Secretive, Adventurous, Aggressive, Beautiful,Adventurous,Charming,Honorable,Skillful,Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Dane

Age: 20

Gender: Other

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Villainous, Aggressive, Beautiful, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sophisticated, Unapologetic, Badass, Complex, Skillful,Badass,Aggressive,Complex,Skillful,Visionary,Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Shilog

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Honorable, Modest, Perseverance, Underdog, Uneducated, Clumsy, Engaging, Empathetic,Clumsy,Charming,Empathetic,Engaging,Uneducated,Modest

Development Pitch

A story about redemption in the face of an apocalypse. One man is selected by a rogue alien, who had been is guardian angel, to reverse a conspiracy to restart human civilization. The Vietnam vet, Apple, chosen is missing a leg, addicted to drugs and goes through each day hoping the end would come soon. Angela steps into his life and changes everything.

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Red Adept Publishing

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available