The Chronicles of Old Guy

Writen by Timothy J. Gawne

The first bookof the thrilling Old Guy/Cybertank Adventures!

A In the distant future mankind creates sentient cybertanks patterned on the human brain to help fight their alien enemies. Then, inexplicably, the humans vanished. They just went away. All that is left of the human empire are the cybertanks who, in their own way, keep the human civilization alive. With an intelligence based on the human psyche, the cybertanks continue to defend human space, but also perform scientific research, create art, form committees and ponder the universe.

 These are the stories of one of the first cybertanks, known to his friends as “Old Guy.” He has outlived most of his peers, and has had a wealth of experiences over his long life, but he is starting to slowly become obsolete. Join him and his comrades Double-Wide, Whiffle-Bat, Smoking Hole, Mondocat, and Bob, as they live and love and fight alien enemies such as the deadly Fructoids, the Yllg, and the fiendish Amok.


Actual unsolicited reviews by people we really don't know !

"FEW INDEPENDENTLY PUBLISHED authors manage to create a work that causes a raised brow, or elicits the attention of readers outside their own community. Fortunately, there are some indie writers who take time to garner the skills needed to craft fiction that is not just cheap fantasy, but an enjoyable and thought-provoking reading experience. Timothy Gawne has done just that in “The Chronicles of Old Guy.” This book reads like a classic pulp adventure story set in a high-tech future without humans, or tacky romance."    Perihelion SF   March 2013.

"I started reading this author based upon the odd premise of the book. Now I'm hooked. The author is now on my short list of readable sci-fi authors." Mark Pearce, Amazon.
"I'm going to cheat here and copy/paste from another reviewer because I mostly agree with this: 'Very well written, and an easy going read that is fun and relaxing.' No small feat that for a new author. The science seems clear, understandable and plausible. Characters you come to like and admire. Humor in just the right amount, cleverly done. Honestly, you stop thinking of them as building sized war machines most of the time." Brad N. Bleakley, Amazon.

"Chronicles of Old Guy is one of the best indie books I've read. " Carla Herrera, Smashwords.

Publication date  1 Oct. 2012

ISBN: 978-0-9852956-2-2

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