Chasing the Light
Paperback. 436 pages. Dimensions: 8.0in. x 5.6in. x 1.1in.Chasing the Light is an action adventure, romantic comedy with a unique sci-fi twist. But once the characters reach the refuge of the high Sierras, it becomes a heartwarming journey of discovery. Michelle Rousseau is a very intelligent research scientists who has developed an advanced Virtual Reality system that can be used in the real world. Tom Bryant is a nature photographer who spends weeks at a time immersed the wilderness of the high Sierras. Alvin is a sentient being from another world who explores the galaxy by beaming a virtual version of himself and his entire civilization by stages to likely planets that might have intelligent life. When he arrives on earth his transmission is so immense that he ends up scattered all over the World Wide Web in millions of computers, causing havoc to businesses, governments, and law enforcement agencies. By a chance meeting Alvin is able to contact Tom through Michelles VR glasses and tells him what happened. Michelle helps him build an advanced computer so he can retrieve the rest of himself before they are caught by the military and dozens of other agencies trying to find the one responsible for a looming world wide disaster. But if Alvin is detained or disconnected from the web, another transmission, much more powerful than the one he came in on, will disable most of the computers on the planet. They reach the refuge of the high Sierras, where Alvin can use a satellite dish to access the Web, while Tom and Michelle go on a lot of personal adventures, trying to hide in a remote wilderness. Alvin is intensely curious about earth, and asks a lot of innocent questions about love and human relationships. Michelle had been hurt in a lot of her relationships and has a hard time trusting anyone. She is a beautiful woman, but her beauty had always been a handicap for her in the business world. Men saw her as a trophy, something to conquer and posses. Tom is a passionate artist who loves the outdoors. He spends most of their tim This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780759689381
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About the Author: I've always wanted to know why about almost everything, and even as a teenager I was interested in science and technology, especially about how the universe and everything in it came into being. From there I digressed for years, studying many of the world's religions, meditating and searching for the answers to life. Before I got serious about writing, my creative needs were met through photography. I've been shooting photos of the Sierras and other wilderness areas for thirty years now and love the pristine, untouched world of the high country.In the last forty years there's been a revolution in science. We are in a golden age of discovery. I wanted to have an overall picture of how everything came into being for myself, so I started a book entitled Life in a Violent Universe. I wanted to trace everything from the beginning of time up to the present. A method of interstellar travel was born out my work on Life in a Violent Universe. The concept was so unique that I decided to write a novel and called it Chasing the Light, using a fictional character to popularize the idea. The plot for Sarah came during the middle of that writing. The two novels are like apples and oranges, both fruit and very delicious, but with their own unique taste. At one point I had started three books and hadn't finished one of them. The novels became so exciting that I ended up alternating work on both novels until they were finished. Life in a Violent Universe is still in the works, as well as a sequel to Chasing the Light.
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