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Mike Mallow

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A team of interplanetary bounty hunters are in pursuit of a crime lord on Mutiny, the last world of a star system being devoured by a black hole. The situation grows complicated when they discover Jonathan Heartspark, a courier determined to deliver a package to a planet that no longer exists.


Apocalyptic, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Suspense / Thriller, Action, Adventure, Drama, Epic, Mystery,,Sci-fi,Mystery,Action,Other

Short Summary

Jonathan Heartspark, a courier arriving from a three year journey to delivery a special package, discovers that his destination planet is missing. He reroutes to the nearest planet, Mutinellis, where he is stranded and discovers a black hole bearing down on the world.

The bounty hunters Heartspark befriended escape the planet's destruction, but he goes inside the black hole after discovering that he is an avatar of his actual self - a scientist who is controlling the black hole from within.


Mutinellis (desert locales), Space

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Quest,,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Twist,,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Jonathan Heartspark

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Complex, Desperate, Educated, Insecure, Secretive,Educated,Desperate,Secretive,Lone Wolf

Additional Character Details

Name: Romani Doddridge

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Secretive, Adventurous, Aggressive, Complex, Criminal, Empathetic, Skillful, Beautiful, Decisive, Greedy, Perseverance, Confident, Leader, Manipulative,Secretive,Skillful,Leader

Additional Character Details

Name: Scotch Greenwood

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Badass, Confident, Heroic, Honorable, Unapologetic, Adventurous, Blunt, Decisive, Masculine, Skillful,Masculine,Decisive,Blunt,Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Vester Loveless

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Decisive, Funny, Heroic, Perseverance, Aggressive, Badass, Charming, Sarcastic, Selfless, Adventurous, Confident, Unapologetic,Villainous,Narcisstic,Manipulative,Unapologetic,Sarcastic

Development Pitch

Bounty hunters chasing a high-dollar crime lord, a lost and confused courier who won't stop until he delivers a package, a mysterious black hole set to engulf the last remaining planet in a star system. When these elements collide they set off a chain of events that begin to uncover the mystery behind the looming calamity.

About The Author

Mike Mallow grew up on a farm in Upper Tract, West Virginia, and developed a robust imagination while playing in the barns and fields of the family farm. Mallow is an accomplished newspaper producer, having won West Virginia Press Association awards for design, photography and writing. Mallow is also a former councilman and recorder to the town of Franklin, West Virginia, has been awarded the Young Professional of the Year in 2010 and 2014 by the Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce, and was recognized by the West Virginia State Journal’s Generation Next 40 Under 40 in 2012. Though he has been writing stories since college, Heartspark is his first published work. A second entry in this series, Fairchance, was released on October 2, 2019 Mallow resides in Franklin, West Virginia, with wife Traci and daughter Hazel.

Target Audiences

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

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Cressen Books LLC

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available