David Andrews had always been obsessed with his town's strange urban legends, until he tragically became part of one. His closest companion now gone forever, with emotions and questions left unexpressed.
Many years later, David returns to where it all happened. Deep feelings boil over from the past, but not just for him. A troubled adversary, Carol Jensen, becomes unexpectedly involved in his return. Together, they discover the truth behind one of their town's greatest mysteries that sends them into a frantic journey across the multiverse.
Their toughest challenges aren't only in the forms of vicious monsters or treacherous landscapes: the manifestation of grief becomes a haunting reality. There is also a chance that long-buried emotions can finally be unearthed, but only if they see past the darkness within. All must be overcome to journey through a distant, desolate place known only as... the invertiverse.
INVERTIVERSE is looking for a publishing agent/publisher and is not yet released.
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DERRICK DAVIS's novel is a thrilling science fiction journey with a gay protagonist. As part of the LGBTQ community, he wanted to finally have a unique story where being gay itself was irrelevant, but the protagonist's love is integral. Using this adventure, he adapted his real-life tragedy of being unable to express his love to someone before it was too late. The theme of moving on from life's disappointments before depression can overcome are relatable regardless of identity.
The author's draft has been completed as of 2021 and has been sent out to agents for publishing. Almost all of the artwork and music has also been completed, save for a few additional desired items.
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