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The Descent [Featured]

The Descent [Featured]

13.8K Reads 1.6K Votes 52 Part Story
Mattias By TechieInAK Updated 5 hours ago

Highest Rank: #18

When a diplomatic intercept is found to contain an item that could have disastrous effects on the Interplanetary Olympic Games, Denton Staxx has to take extreme measures to prevent the worst from happening. During his search for the perpetrators, Denton encounters an intricate intergalactic conspiracy that takes him from one solar system to another in search for a mastermind that will stop at nothing to accomplish his goal. It's up to Denton to prevent the destruction of the world as he knows it.
** 1st place finisher in the sci-fi category - Month Elimination Awards August 2017 **
** Iced Tea Summer Bash Awards Winner - Best Cover - Best Plot Development **
** The Ooorah's SciFi Awards Winner - Best Adventure Scifi Story **
** 1st place Sci-fi Awards Winner 2017  - Rebel Awards **
** 2nd place finisher in the sci-fi category - Titan Awards February 2018

Wattpad Featured (4/12/2018)

 ## Originally Written for the Proximalympics SciFi Challenge in early 2017 ##

AnniMarjoram AnniMarjoram 16 hours ago
                              I wonder if the male character knew the woman was pregnant and if it would have affected his decision to leave.
Voyageavecmoi Voyageavecmoi 21 hours ago
 #MBC Interesting to see that their romance is one that needed to be hidden. My first thoughts are infidelity, but it could very well be something different. 
                              At 'too close' your subject should probably be 'they' to match the earlier subject 'rays'.
AmyMarieZ AmyMarieZ a day ago
                              Now I’m really starting to think that she’s going to find his body...
Jazzy1983 Jazzy1983 5 days ago
                              I think again, you are doing a great job of building on the metaphor. I did find the last two sentences clunky to read. For example 'away from the warm glow of romance she had found herself embraced when she met him.' I think perhaps 'away from the warm glow of their romance' is enough.
michellewrites michellewrites 11 hours ago
 #MBC I really have no idea haha. I do agree with the other guesses that the child will be a big part of this story.
AmyMarieZ AmyMarieZ a day ago
                              What!! She’s pregnant! I didn’t see that coming! So much more suspense!