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Galatea, Inc.: Origins

Galatea, Inc. is one of the series I have been developing over the past few months. I believe I’ll have one or two stories that are set in its universe ready for publication in the spring or later, including the one that will serve as the introductory tale. The inspiration for this series came from a news story I saw years ago. I recently wrote about that story at The Loftus Party and today I explain how that inspired the creation of Galatea, Inc.
“How Victoria’s Secret Plussed up the 69th Infantry” details how Victoria’s Secret provided aid to the New York Army National Guard in Manhattan during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. And when I read the sources for that story back in 2012, it started me thinking the following question: What if an intelligence organization used a modeling agency as cover to allow it to collect intelligence?
From that question I began formulating an idea where a man overtly works for a women’s fashion and modeling organization, even as he also serves as an intelligen…

Mortal Gods: ‘Sodom by the Susquehanna’ and Other Fiction Update

Mortal Gods: “Sodom by the Susquehanna” remains on schedule to begin publishing in the first quarter of the year, and likely before the end of March. I am also moving closer to being ready to start publishing Mortal Gods: “HVT” and The Stought Brothers.
I mentioned last year here at Liberate Liberty that I was nearing completion on the outline of Mortal Gods: “Sodom by the Susquehanna.” I’ve done further work on that. I’ve refined it, developed the characters a bit more, and I think that it’s close to the point where I can begin publishing it as a serial story.
The publication will (most likely) occur simultaneously here at Liberate Liberty and Liberty Island. (And it will be published for free, although there is an option to donate to me at my Liberty Island site.) One of the last big things for me to figure out is what the serial publishing schedule will be. Ideally it will be once per week but that remains to be determined. I might try to publish a serial portion each week and alte…