The Torun Chronicles

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The Future,Future

Jak Kavan

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The Torun Chronicles Part 1 - Last of the Human Race - Arriving at their destination system, Doctor Karen Goddard is violently awoken from stasis. With the aid of the ships AI she must select seven key members of the crew to evaluate their situation. In the ensuing chaos one of the crew dies horribly in their stasis chamber prompting an investigation into her death. But its not the only mystery they face. Mission control has stopped communicating with them decades earlier. The ship appears to have suffered damage and the AI is behaving strangely. More mysteries surface about their destination planet but before they can face their future, they must solve the riddles of their past. The Torun Chronicles Part 2 - The Malevolence - The passengers and crew of ARK 11 are dying in their hibernation chambers. An evil presence is working its way through the ship.The mission commander is awoken from stasis by a frightened young nurse. There is a dead and decomposing body in the med lab and signs that other crew members are already awake but they are still over 4 years away from reaching their mission distance. An autopsy on the dead body. The autopsy results raising more questions than answers. The Torun Chronicles Part 3 - The Remnant - The crew of ARK 10 find themselves awoken early from stasis. A mission critical message awaits them. The neighbouring star of their destination system has gone super nova. The REMNANT from this event is unavoidable. The mission commander and senior flight officer clash over how best to respond to the crisis. A power struggle ensues with crew loyalties torn between the two officers with the SFO taking a fatalistic view of their situation. Even if they survive the oncoming remnant shell, what remains of their destination planet.


Mystery, Epic, Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi, Young Adult, Suspense / Thriller,,Action,Adventure,Sci-fi

Short Summary

The Torun Chronicles Parts 1, 2 & 3 tell the stories of three different interplanetary ARKs sent to explore and seed the neighbouring stars in a desperate attempt to preserve their species. These are the first three stories in a series of ten that explore the dangers of deep space exploration.


On board interplanetary space craft called ARKs.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist, Philosophical Questions, Happy Ending,,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Multiple lead characters - Ensemble

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Leader, Perseverance, Selfless, Adventurous, Beautiful, Decisive, Desperate, Insecure, Skillful, Heroic, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Honorable,Adventurous,Aspiring,Decisive,Faithful,Heroic,Educated,Selfless,Patriotic,Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Part 1 - Dr Karen Goddard - Part 2 - Cryo Nurse Arle Munter - Part 3 Asst mission commander Karla Ulexandre

Age: 24

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Selfless, Complex, Decisive, Flexible, Perseverance, Beautiful, Faithful, Heroic, Leader, Confident, Outspoken, Underdog,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Heroic,Honorable,Selfless,Patriotic,Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Pt 1 - Flight officer Jay Breckon - Pt 2 - Commander Qoine - Pt3 - SFO Huff Kolendiak

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Confident, Insecure, Outspoken, Selfless, Adventurous, Desperate, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Blunt, Leader, Perseverance, Aspiring, Complex, Decisive, Heroic, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Each story has multiple characters.

Age: 28

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Educated, Faithful, Honorable, Leader, Secretive, Skillful, Complex, Desperate, Masculine, Religious, Underdog, Adventurous, Engaging, Heroic, Patriotic, Perseverance, Sophisticated, Aspiring, Confident, Empathetic

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+,13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Self Published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available



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