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Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
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Chaos Quarter

By David Welch, available from Amazon in e-book and paperback.

For over five hundred years, humanity has sprawled across the galaxy, forming fractious empires and deadly regions of lawless space. In the midst of brewing tensions, disgraced Commonwealth pilot Rex Vahl is tapped for a suicide mission: infiltrate an interplanetary power known only as the "Hegemony" and discover what hides behind their veil of secrecy.

What does Rex have on his side? His co-pilot is a former prostitute with tiger-striped skin. His gunner is a traitorous ex-nobleman wanted by his countrymen. His engineer is a laid-back cyborg exiled for asking one too many questions about God. Add in a woman genetically engineered to have no free will, and you get his motley crew. Armed with only a souped-up freighter, Rex blasts off to pursue rumors of a mysterious Hegemony ambassador on the planet of Cordelia. To get there, he and his crew must cross the Chaos Quarter, a tumultuous territory defined by tyrants, pirates, and religious extremists. Even if they survive the journey, the ambassador could prove deadlier than any enemy they face along the way.

But when Rex discovers that the Empire of Europa--the Commonwealth's greatest foe--has agents skulking in the shadows, he realizes his mission is no longer a secret. And if he secures his prize now, the intergalactic fallout could unleash the most deadly war the galaxy has ever seen.
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    Re: Chaos Quarter - Gritty space-opera action adventure
    « Reply #2 on: August 15, 2015, 01:33:52 pm »
    Outnumbered, outgunned, but never outclassed...a motley bunch takes on two superpowers in this sci-fi action-adventure.

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    « Reply #3 on: August 22, 2015, 03:48:08 pm »
    Three hundred fifty-five reviews on Amazon.  Eighty-nine percent four and five-stars!

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    Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
    « Reply #4 on: August 31, 2015, 06:09:32 pm »
    A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists.

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    Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
    « Reply #5 on: September 08, 2015, 03:37:22 pm »
    Exactly how far must genetic engineering go before a people stop being human, and start being...something else.  And exactly how far will they go to protect the secret of what they have become?  Find out in Chaos Quarter.

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    « Reply #6 on: September 15, 2015, 03:24:38 pm »
    What do you do when you find yourself alongside a woman with absolutely no free will of her own?  And what do you if you can give that woman free will, but only by exposing yourself to two powerful and murderous enemies?  Disgraced Captain Rex Vahl comes face-to-face with this question in Chaos Quarter...

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    Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
    « Reply #7 on: September 15, 2015, 09:13:04 pm »
    I vaguely remember reading this, although it was quite some time ago now.

    Did you ever do a sequel?
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    Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
    « Reply #8 on: September 22, 2015, 04:15:36 pm »
    Thanks for reading!  Doing editing on a sequel now.  Hopefully it'll be ready sometime in the next few months, but nothing set in stone.

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    « Reply #9 on: September 29, 2015, 03:24:41 pm »
    Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...

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    « Reply #10 on: October 06, 2015, 06:56:41 pm »
    Chakrika Alvadile was nothing more than a mid-level prostitute with tiger-striped skin, until she found herself stuck about a spaceship surrounded by strangers.  Now she's learning to fly a ship, taking care of a cute little boy, and trying to fend off the evils of the galaxy with her new crew-mates.  You wouldn't expect a victimized young woman with little education to be up demands of life in the void, but Chakrika may just find the CHOAS QUARTER to be the best thing that ever happened to her...

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    « Reply #11 on: October 13, 2015, 05:38:57 pm »
    For over ninety years Second was nothing more than a biological machine, a human being turned into the perfect slave.  Deprived of free will, she has spent long decades obeying the will of her master, and being transferred from one body to the next.  But when freedom comes, what exactly will she be?  Is there somebody under the layers of control and modification, or is she too far gone to ever truly be human?

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    « Reply #12 on: October 21, 2015, 03:31:02 pm »
    Jake Gaderi was once a cyborg of Cyberdan, until he said something unpolitic and got exiled to the wilderness of the CHAOS QUARTER.  Trapped in the void with a broken ship, he sees Rex and his crew as his best chance of escape.  But with a warship on their tale it's an escape that cold prove to be short-lived...

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    « Reply #13 on: November 04, 2015, 04:19:33 pm »
    A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists in the worst part of known space...

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    Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
    « Reply #14 on: November 04, 2015, 04:25:34 pm »
    You do realize you're torturing some of us?  ;)

    Each time I see the notification for this thread, I think "Great, the sequel is finally out!"

    But no.

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    « Reply #15 on: November 11, 2015, 05:24:33 pm »
    My bad!  Not my intention, just trying to be consistent with the marketing and all...

    Still aiming for December with the sequel, knock on wood.  I'll give that one it's own thread for those interested.

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    « Reply #16 on: November 11, 2015, 05:32:34 pm »
    I'll give that one it's own thread for those interested.

    Post it here too. Its why I'm following it after all.  :D
    Might miss a new thread, but wont miss this one.

    Also, might be nice to get a one week notice on the release. I'll need to re-read the first one before starting the sequel.
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    A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists in the worst part of known space...

    Also, the sequel to this book, CHAOS QUARTER: IMPERIAL AMBITIONS, should be available to readers December 3rd or 4th, so keep an eye out!

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    « Reply #18 on: December 06, 2015, 12:29:53 pm »
    A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists in the worst part of known space...

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    « Reply #19 on: December 15, 2015, 03:52:19 pm »
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    Outnumbered, outgunned, but never outclassed...a motley bunch takes on two superpowers in this scifi action-adventure.

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    « Reply #21 on: January 03, 2016, 04:42:56 pm »
    Exactly how far must genetic engineering go before a people stop being human, and start being...something else.  And exactly how far will they go to protect the secret of what they have become?  Find out in CHAOS QUARTER.

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    What do you do when you find yourself alongside a woman with absolutely no free will of her own?  And what do you if you can give that woman free will, but only by exposing yourself to two powerful and murderous enemies?  Disgraced Captain Rex Vahl comes face-to-face with this question in Chaos Quarter...

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    « Reply #23 on: January 30, 2016, 12:35:44 pm »
    Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...

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    « Reply #24 on: February 18, 2016, 02:39:53 pm »
    Chakrika Alvadile was nothing more than a mid-level prostitute with tiger-striped skin, until she found herself stuck about a spaceship surrounded by strangers.  Now she's learning to fly a ship, taking care of a cute little boy, and trying to fend off the evils of the galaxy with her new crew-mates.  You wouldn't expect a victimized young woman with little education to be up demands of life in the void, but Chakrika may just find the CHAOS QUARTER to be the best thing that ever happened to her...
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      « Reply #25 on: March 23, 2016, 04:37:22 pm »
      For over ninety years Second was nothing more than a biological machine, a human being turned into the perfect slave.  Deprived of free will, she has spent long decades obeying the will of her master, and being transferred from one body to the next.  But when freedom comes, what exactly will she be?  Is there somebody under the layers of control and modification, or is she too far gone to ever truly be human?

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      « Reply #26 on: April 06, 2016, 07:48:54 pm »
      Jake Gaderi was once a cyborg of Cyberdan, until he said something unpolitic and got exiled to the wilderness of the CHAOS QUARTER.  Trapped in the void with a broken ship, he sees Rex and his crew as his best chance of escape.  But with a warship on their tale it's an escape that cold prove to be short-lived...

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      « Reply #27 on: April 26, 2016, 05:45:39 pm »
      Blair and Flynn had a simple job: maintain the secrecy of the Perfected Hegemony less the primitives of explored space misunderstand it, and the great works it was doing to advance the human genome.  So when the crew of Long Haul gets their hands on the corpse of a Hegemon master, the chase is on to stop them from revealing his secrets to the wider universe.  Blair and Flynn will stop at nothing to achieve their goal, but the Chaos Quarter is a vast place, and their enemy is stubbornly good at staying alive.  See for yourself in CHAOS QUARTER, available from Amazon.

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      « Reply #28 on: May 07, 2016, 06:27:37 pm »
      Outnumbered, outgunned, but never outclassed...a motley bunch takes on two superpowers in this scifi action-adventure.

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      « Reply #29 on: May 20, 2016, 03:00:17 pm »
      Three hundred ninety Amazon reviews, 4.3 star rating!  Come enjoy a rollicking, space-chase adventure tale.

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      « Reply #30 on: June 03, 2016, 04:05:38 pm »
      A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists.

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      « Reply #31 on: June 10, 2016, 05:20:01 pm »
      Exactly how far must genetic engineering go before a people stop being human, and start being...something else.  And exactly how far will they go to protect the secret of what they have become?  Find out in CHAOS QUARTER.


      Also, look out for my new book, THE FALLEN ANGEL HUNTERS, on Amazon in the weeks ahead.

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      « Reply #32 on: June 18, 2016, 02:20:59 pm »
      What do you do when you find yourself alongside a woman with absolutely no free will of her own?  And what do you if you can give that woman free will, but only by exposing yourself to two powerful and murderous enemies?  Disgraced Captain Rex Vahl comes face-to-face with this question in CHAOS QUARTER.

      Also, my new book, THE FALLEN ANGEL HUNTERS, has its own thread and is available for purchase from Amazon!

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      « Reply #33 on: July 03, 2016, 01:17:44 pm »
      The Chaos Quarter isn't exactly a nice place to be.  Composed of thousands of failed states, petty kingdoms, pirate bands, religious fanatics, and bloodthirsty warlords, it's difficult to make it a week, much less the months Rex Vahl will need to cross it.  And should he reach the other side what awaits him?  A reclusive superpower that had never let anybody escape their space alive.  Armed with a souped-up freighter and a crew of cast-offs, the odds are looking long indeed...

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      « Reply #34 on: July 16, 2016, 07:29:18 pm »
      What lies beyond the Chaos Quarter, nobody rightly knows.  There are rumors though.  Rumors of freaks who hunt men and women for fun.  Rumors of genetic engineering run wild, blurring the lines between what's human and what's not.  Rumors of a third superpower, waiting to unleash itself on an unprepared universe...But all anybody knows for certain is that nobody who ventures into that space comes back alive, ever.  This presents a problem to disgraced pilot Rex Vahl, as his superiors very much want to know what awaits them beyond the Chaos Quarter...

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      « Reply #35 on: August 14, 2016, 11:02:42 am »
      399 reviews!  4.3 Amazon rating!  Check out CHAOS QUARTER if you're looking for a rollicking space opera.

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      « Reply #36 on: August 28, 2016, 03:18:07 pm »
      For over ninety years Second was nothing more than a biological machine, a human being turned into the perfect slave.  Deprived of free will, she has spent long decades obeying the will of her master, and being transferred from one body to the next.  But when freedom comes, what exactly will she be?  Is there somebody under the layers of control and modification, or is she too far gone to ever truly be human?

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      « Reply #37 on: October 02, 2016, 05:57:24 pm »
      Jake Gaderi was once a cyborg of Cyberdan, until he said something unpolitic and got exiled to the wilderness of the CHAOS QUARTER.  Trapped in the void with a broken ship, he sees Rex and his crew as his best chance of escape.  But with a warship on their tale it's an escape that cold prove to be short-lived...

      See for yourself in CHAOS QUARTER.

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      « Reply #38 on: October 29, 2016, 02:35:36 pm »
      A disgraced captain sent out to die on an impossible mission, an insane superpower with dark secrets it will kill to keep, and a crew comprised of ex-prostitutes, noble traitors, and laid-back cyborgs...all this and more comes together in the CHAOS QUARTER.

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      « Reply #39 on: November 21, 2016, 04:33:49 pm »
      400 reviews!  Sure fix if you're looking for rollicking, space opera adventure.

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      « Reply #40 on: December 13, 2016, 04:17:16 pm »
      Reduced price on Amazon, today only (12/13).  On sale for $1.99!  Great story at a great price.

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      « Reply #41 on: December 24, 2016, 02:58:35 pm »
      CHAOS QUARTER, available in paperback and e-book from Amazon.

      For over five hundred years, humanity has sprawled across the galaxy, forming fractious empires and deadly regions of lawless space. In the midst of brewing tensions, disgraced Commonwealth pilot Rex Vahl is tapped for a suicide mission: infiltrate an interplanetary power known only as the "Hegemony" and discover what hides behind their veil of secrecy.

      What does Rex have on his side? His co-pilot is a former prostitute with tiger-striped skin. His gunner is a traitorous ex-nobleman wanted by his countrymen. His engineer is a laid-back cyborg exiled for asking one too many questions about God. Add in a woman genetically engineered to have no free will, and you get his motley crew. Armed with only a souped-up freighter, Rex blasts off to pursue rumors of a mysterious Hegemony ambassador on the planet of Cordelia. To get there, he and his crew must cross the Chaos Quarter, a tumultuous territory defined by tyrants, pirates, and religious extremists. Even if they survive the journey, the ambassador could prove deadlier than any enemy they face along the way.

      But when Rex discovers that the Empire of Europa--the Commonwealth's greatest foe--has agents skulking in the shadows, he realizes his mission is no longer a secret. And if he secures his prize now, the intergalactic fallout could unleash the most deadly war the galaxy has ever seen.
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      « Reply #42 on: January 06, 2017, 05:30:29 pm »
      An exile meant to kill him, a crew that might just save him, and an enemy that will change the game forever...see for yourself what happens in CHAOS QUARTER, available from Amazon.

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      « Reply #43 on: February 06, 2017, 07:00:48 pm »
      407 reviews!  Sure-thing if you like scifi action-adventure.

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      Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
      « Reply #44 on: March 26, 2017, 05:28:40 pm »
      Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...

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      « Reply #45 on: May 06, 2017, 03:52:23 pm »
      Chakrika Alvadile was nothing more than a mid-level prostitute with tiger-striped skin, until she found herself stuck about a spaceship surrounded by strangers.  Now she's learning to fly a ship, taking care of a cute little boy, and trying to fend off the evils of the galaxy with her new crew-mates.  You wouldn't expect a victimized young woman with little education to be up demands of life in the void, but Chakrika may just find the CHAOS QUARTER to be the best thing that ever happened to her...

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      « Reply #46 on: May 31, 2017, 06:17:08 pm »
      For over ninety years Second was nothing more than a biological machine, a human being turned into the perfect slave.  Deprived of free will, she has spent long decades obeying the will of her master, and being transferred from one body to the next.  But when freedom comes, what exactly will she be?  Is there somebody under the layers of control and modification, or is she too far gone to ever truly be human?

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      « Reply #47 on: June 15, 2017, 04:19:06 pm »
      Jake Gaderi was once a cyborg of Cyberdan, until he said something unpolitic and got exiled to the wilderness of the CHAOS QUARTER.  Trapped in the void with a broken ship, he sees Rex and his crew as his best chance of escape.  But with a warship on their tale it's an escape that cold prove to be short-lived...

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      « Reply #48 on: July 22, 2017, 02:53:16 pm »
      Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...

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      « Reply #49 on: August 19, 2017, 12:37:13 pm »
      Blair and Flynn had a simple job: maintain the secrecy of the Perfected Hegemony less the primitives of explored space misunderstand it, and the great works it was doing to advance the human genome.  So when the crew of Long Haul gets their hands on the corpse of a Hegemon master, the chase is on to stop them from revealing his secrets to the wider universe.  Blair and Flynn will stop at nothing to achieve their goal, but the Chaos Quarter is a vast place, and their enemy is stubbornly good at staying alive.  See for yourself in CHAOS QUARTER, available from Amazon.

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        Re: Chaos Quarter - Outcast pilot vs. Bioengineered imperialists
        « Reply #50 on: September 19, 2017, 03:23:53 pm »
        Outnumbered, outgunned, but never outclassed...a motley bunch takes on two superpowers in this scifi action-adventure.

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        « Reply #51 on: November 24, 2017, 05:04:06 pm »
        A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists.  CHAOS QUARTER, available on Amazon.

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        « Reply #52 on: January 13, 2018, 04:49:45 pm »
        Exactly how far must genetic engineering go before a people stop being human, and start being...something else.  And exactly how far will they go to protect the secret of what they have become?  Find out in CHAOS QUARTER.

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        « Reply #53 on: March 25, 2018, 06:36:55 pm »
        What do you do when you find yourself alongside a woman with absolutely no free will of her own?  And what do you if you can give that woman free will, but only by exposing yourself to two powerful and murderous enemies?  Disgraced Captain Rex Vahl comes face-to-face with this question in Chaos Quarter...

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        « Reply #54 on: May 06, 2018, 02:38:17 pm »
        Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...

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        « Reply #55 on: September 24, 2018, 06:23:14 pm »
        Chakrika Alvadile was nothing more than a mid-level prostitute with tiger-striped skin, until she found herself stuck about a spaceship surrounded by strangers.  Now she's learning to fly a ship, taking care of a cute little boy, and trying to fend off the evils of the galaxy with her new crew-mates.  You wouldn't expect a victimized young woman with little education to be up demands of life in the void, but Chakrika may just find the CHOAS QUARTER to be the best thing that ever happened to her...

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        « Reply #56 on: July 03, 2019, 05:22:24 pm »
        For over ninety years Second was nothing more than a biological machine, a human being turned into the perfect slave.  Deprived of free will, she has spent long decades obeying the will of her master, and being transferred from one body to the next.  But when freedom comes, what exactly will she be?  Is there somebody under the layers of control and modification, or is she too far gone to ever truly be human?

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        « Reply #57 on: September 17, 2019, 03:25:57 pm »
        Jake Gaderi was once a cyborg of Cyberdan, until he said something unpolitic and got exiled to the wilderness of the CHAOS QUARTER.  Trapped in the void with a broken ship, he sees Rex and his crew as his best chance of escape.  But with a warship on their tale it's an escape that cold prove to be short-lived...

        See for yourself in CHAOS QUARTER.

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        « Reply #58 on: December 21, 2019, 03:35:31 pm »
        Looking for space opera that doesn't disappoint?  Pulse-pounding action, philosophical cyborgs, rampaging genetic freaks, malign aristocrats, and amoral pirates go up against a disgraced captain and his make-shift crew in this pulp-inspired scifi adventure.  CHAOS QUARTER, available on Amazon in ebook and paperback.

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        « Reply #59 on: March 25, 2020, 05:29:48 pm »
        Blair and Flynn had a simple job: maintain the secrecy of the Perfected Hegemony less the primitives of explored space misunderstand it, and the great works it was doing to advance the human genome.  So when the crew of Long Haul gets their hands on the corpse of a Hegemon master, the chase is on to stop them from revealing his secrets to the wider universe.  Blair and Flynn will stop at nothing to achieve their goal, but the Chaos Quarter is a vast place, and their enemy is stubbornly good at staying alive.  See for yourself in CHAOS QUARTER, available from Amazon.

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        « Reply #60 on: April 12, 2020, 02:03:06 pm »
        What do you do when you find yourself alongside a woman with absolutely no free will of her own?  And what do you if you can give that woman free will, but only by exposing yourself to two powerful and murderous enemies?  Disgraced Captain Rex Vahl comes face-to-face with this question in CHAOS QUARTER.  Available on Amazon, FREE for Kindle Unlimited.

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        « Reply #61 on: April 25, 2020, 10:24:20 am »
        Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...available on Amazon.


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        « Reply #62 on: May 13, 2020, 02:58:20 pm »
        Chakrika Alvadile was nothing more than a mid-level prostitute with tiger-striped skin, until she found herself stuck about a spaceship surrounded by strangers.  Now she's learning to fly a ship, taking care of a cute little boy, and trying to fend off the evils of the galaxy with her new crew-mates.  You wouldn't expect a victimized young woman with little education to be up demands of life in the void, but Chakrika may just find the CHOAS QUARTER to be the best thing that ever happened to her...

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        « Reply #63 on: May 31, 2020, 02:10:06 pm »
        For over ninety years Second was nothing more than a biological machine, a human being turned into the perfect slave.  Deprived of free will, she has spent long decades obeying the will of her master, and being transferred from one body to the next.  But when freedom comes, what exactly will she be?  Is there somebody under the layers of control and modification, or is she too far gone to ever truly be human?

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        « Reply #64 on: June 20, 2020, 12:41:10 pm »
        Jake Gaderi was once a cyborg of Cyberdan, until he said something unpolitic and got exiled to the wilderness of the CHAOS QUARTER.  Trapped in the void with a broken ship, he sees Rex and his crew as his best chance of escape.  But with a warship on their tale it's an escape that could prove to be short-lived...

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        « Reply #65 on: July 01, 2020, 07:36:07 pm »
        A disgraced pilot, tiger-striped prostitute, traitorous nobleman, and laid-back cyborg take on a race of body-hopping genetic supremacists in the worst part of known space...

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        « Reply #66 on: August 10, 2020, 04:51:24 pm »
        Exactly how far must genetic engineering go before a people stop being human, and start being...something else.  And exactly how far will they go to protect the secret of what they have become?  Find out in CHAOS QUARTER.

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        « Reply #67 on: September 06, 2020, 05:20:22 pm »
        What do you do when you find yourself alongside a woman with absolutely no free will of her own?  And what do you if you can give that woman free will, but only by exposing yourself to two powerful and murderous enemies?  Disgraced Captain Rex Vahl comes face-to-face with this question in CHAOS QUARTER...

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        « Reply #68 on: September 29, 2020, 03:16:44 pm »
        Lucius Baliol lost everything when he walked away from the aristocratic Europan Empire.  Now he finds himself in the employ of the empire's greatest enemy, serving under a man who would've shot him on sight just months before.  But in the Chaos Quarter even longtime enemies sometimes find themselves throw together, and Baliol's skills at war may be just what Lieutenant Rex Vahl needs to survive his impossible mission to the CHAOS QUARTER...

        Available on Amazon, FREE for Kindle Unlimited.

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        « Reply #69 on: October 22, 2020, 06:15:55 pm »
        From a five-star Amazon review: 'The story sucked me in with the opening chapter. Great character development. Just enough plot twists and turns to keep me turning the page.'

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        « Reply #70 on: November 13, 2020, 02:40:54 pm »
        From a five-star Amazon review:

        "David Welch, like Marko Kloos, has captured the old-time fun of fast-paced space novels with interesting concepts, faster-than-light drives, and enemies that have very unique characteristics. In this case you have an out-cast space captain who's sent on an apparent suicide mission to a part of the Cosmos where no have returned from to talk about it. He has no crew so he must find one as he goes along, he has a capable ship, and meets an enemy that defies easy description. Like many of the Kindle books developed by new Sci-Fi authors, Chaos Quarter was a fast read and I hope he comes out with a sequel with the same cast of characters. It is primarily written from a single person's point of view which, for me, increases my engagement in the story and makes it easier to keep track of the plot and characters."

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        « Reply #71 on: December 12, 2020, 12:14:00 pm »
        From a five-star Amazon review:

        I liked this book a lot. It is well written...The main characters are interesting, the world around them creatively shown, and the show goes on and on. A nice mixture between technology and wild imagination - an organic spaceship? A tiger striped woman? never getting old by switching minds into new bodies? Noble Counts and subservient slaves? Heroic space battles? I am looking forward to the next book by this author.

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        « Reply #72 on: December 27, 2020, 07:42:13 pm »
        From a five-star Amazon review:  "This was a really good book. Great characters, great world building, and a solid story. I wasn't sure where it was going once the main antagonist was introduced, but the author had a cohesive vision and really drove this one home with an ending that made this a great stand alone novel but sets up a series nicely with an interesting crew. Welch is definitely now on my "authors to watch" list."

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        « Reply #73 on: January 05, 2021, 02:19:30 pm »
        From a five-star Amazon review: "When a book is really, really good, I always search for more by the author. As soon as I finished Chaos Quarter (and I do mean immediately after I finished reading the last page), I searched for more by David Welch...I completely enjoyed and was completely immersed in this book. Great backstory, great character development, and very well put together.
        A wonderful mix of sci-fi action, romance, humor, and just the right amount of 'what does it mean to be human' philosophy.
        I can't recommend this book highly enough!"

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        « Reply #74 on: January 13, 2021, 02:35:38 pm »
        From a five-star Amazaon review: "
        I was about to give up on e:book sci-fi when I picked up this book. Mr. Welsh has set the stage for great series with an unlikely group of misfits who mesh well together. There is a little bit of several of my favorite themes thrown in to this delightful space opera including cybernetics, genetic engineering, and terraforming. There is moral theme throughout, which Mr. Welsh manages to pull off without being too judgemental or preachy. The action is well paced and serves more as backdrop for character development than as the only point of the story. This is the first time I have read a book by this author, but it will certainly not be the last. I highly recommend this book."

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