by Stephen Arseneault
For 500 generations, Humans have been addicted to a drug called Shackle, making us slaves to the alien species of the galaxy. Bought, sold, traded, and hunted for sport, our value is measured only in credits. But a virus is sweeping through the Human population, altering a gut bacteria and making us immune to Shackle’s effects. As we wake from our drug induced stupors, we begin to yearn for control of our own lives. We feel the call of FREEDOM.
Jamus Turnbull has a mission. He desires to free all Humans from their plight. He believes he has kept his awareness hidden for seven seasons, but his Master, Hallik, secretly knows of his condition. When Jamus and several other aware slaves are rounded up, they are convinced they will be turned over to the authorities and dissected for study. Master Hallik has other plans…