The Pillars of Dawn
A light in the darkness... Humanity is spreading throughout the cosmos. For an age, we have reveled in our ability to touch the stars. Now, we are breathing life into new worlds and calling them home. On the planet Lumen, a once seemingly lifeless and frozen rock, generations have toiled at the Pillars of Dawn to make it habitable. As Lumen's atmosphere nears stability, something dark stirs in the wild. One night, a young couple from the colony Vale goes missing in the forest beyond the perimeter wall. The colonists embark upon a search and rescue operation, but they find the wild to be a much more alien and dangerous place than they could have ever imagined. As Vale faces strife within its walls, the darkness outside the colony threatens the pillars. Something has come from deep within the planet, and it wants its world back.
About the Author
Timothy Johnson is a speculative fiction author and editor living outside Washington, D.C., with his wife and his dog. His previous work includes the sci-fi/horror novel Carrier. He has an English degree from Virginia Tech, where he won the fiction award for his graduating class. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association. Nothing frightens him more than the future, so he writes about it in hopes he is wrong. Learn more at www.TimothyJohnsonFiction.com.