distant future, America is put to the test. With the American people deep
in The Second Great Depression and two of the most powerful hurricanes on
record to contend with, the United States is in no condition to deal with
hidden terrorists on its soil, maniacal politicians, and the most
formidable military threat the world has seen since the Third Reich.
This is the story of three men from three very different walks of life:
Howard Beck, the world’s richest man, also diagnosed with Asperger’s
Syndrome; Richard Dupree, ex-Navy SEAL turned escaped convict; and Maxwell
Harris, a crippled, burned-out chief of police of a small Texas town. At
first, they must overcome their own struggles and fight for their survival
against impossible odds. In the end, the unlikely trio must band together
to save their beloved country from COLLAPSE.
Empires topple. Nations crumble. Civilization is fragile. In 2027, America
About Author Richard Stephenson
in North Texas. In 1992, he graduated high school after only three years.
He then pursued his degree at Oklahoma Christian University, once again
accomplishing the task in three years. Richard then married his best
friend before going off to basic training to be a military policeman with
the US Army. With his new wife joining the adventure, they spent the next
four years at Fort Polk, LA and had two children.
Just before his son turned five, Richard and his wife were told that their
oldest child had Asperger’s Syndrome. Nine years later, Richard’s son
would become the inspiration for the character of Howard Beck.
After leaving the armed forces, Richard continued his law enforcement
career in the federal sector and has been with the Department of Justice
for twelve years.