No Higher Ground

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ACTION ADVENTURE SCI-FI SUSPENSE / THRILLER

The Future

Roman Godzich

Logline

Sam Czerny’s career as a xenobiologist was relegated to studying strange life forms deep in the oceans. Then a Chinese mining facility discovers an unusual artifact on the far side of the moon. A device which could change the way humanity sees itself and its place in the galaxy. Sam finds himself on the project of his dreams only to get caught up in a sudden war between the US and China. A war that prevents the two governments from noticing an even more dangerous arrival.

Genre

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Suspense / Thriller

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Male leaning

Setting

California, China, the Far side of the Moon

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Newer World Press

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Sam Czerny is invited to explore an artifact on the far side of the moon. As he makes his greatest discovery as a xenobiologist, a war between China and the US makes it all but impossible for the countries to pay attention to an existential threat.

Ending Description

The Alien intelligence helps humans save the planet from the incoming threat. But the moon base it is on is destroyed in the process. But Sam saves enough of the alien machine to brighten humanity's future.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions, Meaningful Message

Plot - Premise

Voyage and Return

Main Character Details

Name: Sam Czerny

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Funny, Heroic, Outspoken, Skillful, Adventurous, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Protector 304

Age: 1000000

Gender:

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sophisticated, Blunt

Additional Character Details

Name: Trish Stern

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Aggressive, Badass, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

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Logline

Sam Czerny’s career as a xenobiologist was relegated to studying strange life forms deep in the oceans. Then a Chinese mining facility discovers an unusual artifact on the far side of the moon. A device which could change the way humanity sees itself and its place in the galaxy. Sam finds himself on the project of his dreams only to get caught up in a sudden war between the US and China. A war that prevents the two governments from noticing an even more dangerous arrival.

Short Summary

Sam Czerny is invited to explore an artifact on the far side of the moon. As he makes his greatest discovery as a xenobiologist, a war between China and the US makes it all but impossible for the countries to pay attention to an existential threat.


The Alien intelligence helps humans save the planet from the incoming threat. But the moon base it is on is destroyed in the process. But Sam saves enough of the alien machine to brighten humanity's future.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Voyage and Return,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Sam Czerny

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Faithful, Funny, Heroic, Outspoken, Skillful, Adventurous, Educated

Character 1

Name: Protector 304

Age: 1000000

Gender:

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Sophisticated, Blunt

Character 2

Name: Trish Stern

Age: 37

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Sophisticated, Aggressive, Badass, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Perseverance

Supplemental Materials

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