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About Daniel R Robichaud
Daniel holds degrees in both Physics and English, and his career path has reflected these passions. In addition to his numerous writing opportunities, he has been an Igor For Hire (aka a freelance research engineer), a substitute teacher, an automation engineer, and a neurophysiology lab manager.
Daniel enjoys entertaining people with his words and stories. If you enjoy a good read, why not try one of his works? You might just love them.
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This RBE CHALLENGE! is issued in part to engage respondents in a contest of skill and in another part to ensure the validity of RBE’s byline: Putting the HERO back into HEROICS! To partake in this contest is to dare to accept an invitation not to decide superiority but to define HEROES. Accepting this call to competition requires commitment to write to theme and contribution to support the cause. CHALLENGE! titles are intended to perpetuate tales of heroes and raise financial support. These titles revolve around the cover art and the single-word title inspired by that art. Authors rising to the CHALLENGE! are encouraged to deliver the strongest heroic adventure the combination of art and title rouses within them.
So what’s in this CHALLENGE!? The creations of the writers stimulated by this cover and the idea of DISCOVERY to accept RBE’s call to put the HERO back into HEROICS. How did they choose to deliver? Did they deliver? Go ahead, judge for yourself. I DARE you to read these 11 tales of fantastical adventure and decide if they created HEROES who rose to the CHALLENGE! of DISCOVERY. If you are a reader who loves strong HEROES, this book is for you.
This is the way the world ends: Again and again. Not by Zombie, but by Beasts of a New Mythology. Not by Rapture, but the Genocide of Desert Gods.
Michael Oliveri & J.F. Gonzalez
In these 14 shattering tales by some of the genre’s first and final scribes, the world doesn’t just end once. These are the horsemen, the trumpeting angels. Their words are the bowls of wrath, dumped again and again. This is the book that’s been centuries in the making. The Final Book. And the choir’s singing one last Psalm:
The End is the best part.
BEST TALES OF THE APOCALYPSE
Joe McKinney - Tim Curran - J.F. Gonzalez - Michael Oliveri
David Conyers - Lee Moan - Rebecca Day - Derek J. Goodman
Lyn C.A. Gardner - Ian Randal Strock - Michael Sellars - Dario Ciriello
Daniel R. Robichaud - Ian Rogers - Patrice Sarath
Come aboard the All Powerful, join the very rich and the very famous in a joyful escape from the newest sickness that's coursing through nations and lives worldwide. Escape Red Lungs in style. In luxury. Coddled and served by a cadre of young, attractive and well-trained staff.
Red lungs, Covid-21, the Dreaming Disease. It starts with precognitive dreams, spins you into unreality along with the sniffles until it floods your lungs with blood. But if you're rich enough, you may sail to safety in splendor.
With an exclusive invitation from one of the world's richest man you too can escape the anxiety of the newest developing pandemic in style. Wait, those faint smears on the corridor's wall, blood?
Be entertained by Country star sensation Sweet Dew Dewsome, Hip Hop/rapper extraordinaire SlrFlare and the Great Mollum, extreme magician. But is that a muffled scream you hear in the darkened auditorium?
Boutique wines from the famous vintner Dale Morton winery will accompany exquisite and plentiful gourmet meals. Are those wet coughs you hear behind you?
Join us on this cruise and find out if safety, or blood awaits.
The Greatest Illusion of All by: Grant Butler
Dearly Beloved by: Shivangi Narain
Boarding Call by: S.E. Howard
A Memory in Perylene Red by: P. L. McMillan
Room Service by: Henry Snider
Stowed Away by: Hollie Snider
The Vintner by: Richard Hercher
Blood on the Stage by: R. C. Mulhare
Shaping Lives and Worlds by: Daniel R. Robichaud
The Tail End of the Flare by: D. L. Janke
Crimson Hubris by: Reed Kuehn
The Names of Things Have Power by: Kathryn Wilmotte
Actions That a Man Might Play by: Wade Newhouse
Do No Harm by: E. R. Rosick
Children Included by: Nick Dinicola
Beautiful Dreamer by: Stephanie Hoogstad
Cabin Steward for the Damned by: Aisling O'Connor
Communication Breakdown by: Cecil P. Kelly
Red Sky by: Marcus Cook
Aftermath: Of Prophets and Hermits by: Wade Newhouse
Intermezzos by: Junior Sokolov
Delightfully scary short stories by 21 talented writers: Scott Brendel; J.H. Heluk; Aaron Polson; Mark Rigney; John Jasper Owens; Scott Lininger; Jack Bowdren; Trent Roman; Gregory Miller; Chad McKee; Daniel R. Robichaud; Harper Hull; Lorna D. Keach; Lee Clark Zumpe; Lawrence Conquest; Rebecca Fraser; Adam Walter; Davin Ireland; Jason Sizemore; Rob E. Boley; E. C. Seaman.
Outlaws fleeing a bad bank job only to learn they carry real horror with them.
Half-brothers divided by racial lines sharing a rite that will erase their differences and transform their relationship.
A doctor bringing hope to an African village and dispensing nightmares.
A father discovering the real reason there are so many abandoned shoes in the Washington D. C. Metro.
A new spin on vampires and those who hunt them.
These fourteen fabulist fictions peek into alternate pasts, the unseen present, and even speculate futures we might be hurtling toward with a careful eye toward character, emotion, and lyrical prose.
Loose lips sink ships . . .
While under drugs, he supplied the enemy with vital intelligence. This resulted in deadly strikes against Kinetic Force operatives' families, including his own. Now, Fast Strike is suddenly orphaned and must bear the guilt of his actions. Worse, he is on trial for his life, facing courts martial for the charge of treason.
Fight for your life!
The prosecutor has an ax to grind and a career to make. The defense is working at difficult odds. The terrorist organization Skorpion is on the offense, and they will use every dirty trick available. If Fast Strike is to survive this encounter, he will need to muster all his courage and strength.
A man visits a carnival fortune teller only to learn an unusual fate awaits him. A family's long held secrets come to light when a spectral presence torments them. The crew of an interstellar vessel arrives at their destination expecting warm welcomes, only to find an abandoned world rife with mystery. A group of bank-robbing outlaws flee a posse and discover terror has been with them since the beginning.
These four dramas are accompanied by original treatments and a candid note from the author exploring the project's origins.
In C. C. Blake's "The Nubile Nymphs of Venus," man of action Chuck Cave finds himself on a poverty row movie set in the 1970s, watching a sleazy science fiction picture getting made. He's not a fan, however. He's guarding the girls playing the spicy aliens. Some directed accidents have been targeting members of the cast and crew, and Chuck is on the case trying to find out who is responsible. Can he solve this mystery before someone gets killed?
Daniel R. Robichaud's "In My Father's House There Are Many Doors" blasts off to the distant reaches of space to find an interstellar trader getting the short end of a double cross deal only to wind up trapped in a doomed domicile. There are doors in the universe, which serve as the transition between one chamber and another, and there are doors that open up to sanity-blasting cosmic truths best left uncovered.
Finally, Kaysee Renee Robichaud brings us a glimpse of the alien spheres and what music can be made, what passions can be unlocked, and what sexual thrills can be explored. These are all tied to the Rocking Rule performance from a mysterious alien being "Born Under a Wand'ring Star."
Each volume of the Pulptastic Adventures Quarterly anthology series will deliver pulpy fun and thrilling stories. This inaugural issue features over 20,000 words of fiction for a low, low price.
The gorgeous beauties did not use guns and bombs, but they nevertheless held the wealthiest families hostage! Seduction was their game, and it was better than any cartridge or Molotov cocktail to destroy wealthy families. The lovely women take as much cash as they can before moving on to the next target. What's more, the families are happy to part with their riches!
The scheme has gone undetected because it is subtle, one which never relies on the same eye-catching girl twice. This Bad Girl Squad may appear pristine, but their pretty smiles and to-die-for bodies hide a deadly sting. Their black hearts belong to the ruthless organization Skorpion, and their game is part of a bid for global dominance! They have already squeezed some of the proudest families in the world, but they are not done yet.
Kinetic Force discovers the scheme while tracking an international arms dealer peddling Skorpion's munitions. This dangerous plot draws a Kinetic Force squad on the trail of a ruthless Skorpion mastermind. Their journey will take them across Europe and ultimately off the grid.
Kinetic Force is the best of the best America has to offer, but they have never met a challenge quite like this one. It will take all their strength, all their wits, and all their courage to chase down and stop these Dangerous Liaisons!
Soon enough, Haiyu found himself in the service of Emma-O himself, a Samurai of Hell venturing through a strange land with a two-fold mission. First, to find the heart of the mysterious land beneath the ochre sun and to plant Emma-O's standard there. Second, to slay all minions of the thousand Oni Worlds that would seek to do likewise for their own sick and monstrous masters.
In these six dark but heroic fantasy tales, including a brand new piece detailing Haiyu's meeting with Emma-O, the Samurai of Hell discovers his destiny and performs his duty. Follow the wanderer as he discovers:
• The corpses of two children at the edge of a swamp, which propel Haiyu into a tale of cruelty, tragedy, and forgiveness . . .
• A son's rage over his father's banishment and death combined with a strange magic, which pits Haiyu against an otherworldly entity bent on vengeance against an entire community . . .
• A monkey-like creature bearing a message of war written by the lord of a lost city, who draws Haiyu into a weird subterranean world . . ..
Fans of Fritz Leiber, Robert E. Howard, C. L. Moore, Roger Zelazny, and Andre Norton's heroic fantasy fiction will find plenty to savor in this collection.