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Main Characters of Astral Wave

Like I promised on my last entry, this post will be a brief introduction to the four point of view (and protagonists) of Astral Wave: A Chess Match. Originally there was going to be only one point of view character but as time passed I thought it would be better for add more PoV characters for explore more Aegis Nebula.

Now, let’s start with the introductions:

Mina Cloud: Mina Cloud is the young captain of the Amiens. Despite she is only nineteen years old, Mina is considered by many to be one of the most important captains of the Human Fleet of Gunras. She is a prodigious young woman who is trying her best to overcome the traumas of her dark past.

Personal Notes:With Mina the idea of Astral Wave began. Originally she was going to be the only point of view character in the entire book. Since the beginning she has passed through many changes in personality, past and even jobs before becoming the youngest captain of the Human Fleet of Gunras.

Daniel Abel:  Many kids have a dream: become heroes so they can save the world. Through time, when they start growing, the kids stop having these dreams and because they start seeing how reality is. Sadly, Daniel Abel isn’t one of them. Sure, he is thirteen years old but despite he knows how cruel the real world is because of the civil war in the space colony Zero he still believes he will be able to become a hero of justice.

Personal  Notes: Like Mina, Daniel has passed through many changes. Originally, he was going to be a traumatized child because his father died but in the end that idea was scrapped. Now he is a small boy that will fiercely try to fulfill the promise he made to his father the night before he died. Since his father tried to save all the Europeans back when he was on Earth Dan believes he can do the same even in his young age. Since many people disagree with his ideal the young boy believes they are his enemies. Through this tale we will see if Dan changes and accepts that his ideal is a dream that can’t be accomplished.

Maiara Yinoris: One of the most ancient professions in the Astral Wave universe is bounty hunting. As a bounty hunter, a person must kill or capture a target. For this, the hunter must have a cold personality and a strong will. Maiara Yinoris is one of the most renowned bounty hunters in Aegis Nebula, and perhaps the most famous human bounty hunter. She is a professional hunter who will not doubt a second for accomplish her objectives.

Personal Notes:Maiara, or also known as Mia, is what originally Mina was going to be, in some ways. Cloud was going to be part of the IFPA but instead of having a big ship and a crew Mina was a person who worked alone. Important characteristics of Mia are that she is quite cold and a person that doesn’t doubt a second: if she has to kill someone she will not hesitate. Like other characters, Mia has a dark and troubled past, something she is trying to forget yet it still haunts her. It can be seen easily when she finds slaves on her travels: if she see people forcing other to work then she will start acting in a reckless way. Something to note about Mia: despite she doesn’t doubt about killing she tries her best to not kill people unless that person is a target she must kill or if someone tries to impede her work.

Dei’Talon: Talon is a serakiam minor senator from the Senate of Davaos. This senator is one of the most particular because he is the only one that has an human assistant. Despite almost everyone laughs at his back Talon doesn’t care because his only concern is the welfare of the IFPA.

Personal Notes: Talon is the only PoV character that isn’t a human on this book. Because the Senate plays an important role on the events of this book it was a good idea to have a character that sees personally what happens in Davaos. Like many other characters Talon has received some changes in his personality, feelings and backstory.

These are the four characters that will narrate the events of Astral Wave, in some sense. The narration will be in third person, not first person.

My next entry will include some other important supporting characters to this book.

Before ending, I wish you all a Happy New Year.

Introduction to Astral Wave

Thanks for your time by reading this blog.

In this post I’m going to explain what is Astral Wave and a little introduction about me.

Why I wanted to create this book? Since I was a little kid I have always loved fiction stories. The idea of make my own stories started when I was playing World of Warcraft in 2008; back then I thought: “hey, I can create a fantasy setting like Warcraft.” Since then I tried to make a fantasy book set in the past. Needless to say, since I was younger the story I created “borrowed” many elements from many other games and TV Series so for now I’ll put it on hold. It is finished, but right now I don’t like the state of the book. Sometime in the future I’ll look the story again and fix many of the problems, especially the names of the characters. Some of them sound lame.

Also I created two slice of life books but the first one is also another cliché storm and in some ways it looks a lot to another series (an anime and visual novel). The second one I can say proudly is my first job I took completely seriously. Perhaps I’ll release it sometime in the future.

Now, unto Astral Wave. The idea of Astral Wave started in 2009 since I wanted to play with a female protagonist. On top of that, the idea of creating a new Space Opera was kind of interesting so I started writing some stuff about it, but it wasn’t until 2011 that I committed myself to Astral Wave.

What is Astral Wave?

Astral Wave is a Space Opera set in an alternate universe in which the human history changed. In this story the humans not only live on the Earth, they also live in some other planets (like other Space Operas series I gotta admit) in the galaxy, The Milky Way or also, known by the aliens, Aegis Nebula. Now, the humans are divided in three great factions which are the following:

  • The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics or USSR
  • The Empire of New Granada
  • The Human Fleet of Gunras

Of these three factions the only ones that live on the Earth are the soviets and the people of New Granada. The humans that live in Gunras are the Europeans, Asians, Africans and also people from the American continent that lost the Third World War. They were forced to leave the planet because the soviets were close to eliminate them, and also, because the Earth is in bad conditions and it isn’t apt for the live there (the humans had to create domes for protect themselves from the contamination of the planet).

Besides the three human factions there are many another organizations.  The Intergalactic Free Planet Alliance (or also known by IFPA) is the most powerful organization in Aegis Nebula and one of the oldest to still exist. The humans of Gunras are protected by said faction, it is because of them that the soviets don’t dare to launch a full scale offensive to Gunras. The IFPA consists of Mayor Races and Minor Races, sadly, the humans are one of the minor races.

The mayor races of the IFPA are the following:

  • Serakiam
  • Nigtros
  • Irian

These are the three most powerful races in the IFPA. Some examples of minor races are the pantheur and the humans. Surprisingly, of all the minor races the humans are perceived as beings of destruction by the other races, that’s why there is a big discrimination to the humans in the IFPA. Despite how badly treated they are, the humans are still inside the alliance.

Of course, there are many other factions in Astral Wave but I’ll talk about them in a new post.

The main events of the books will start in the year 3709 of the Intergalactic Calendar, or if we use the same calendar as we use now, the year is 2126. The first book will have four point of view characters; each one of them will see the most important events of Astral Wave.

And that’s it for the small introduction of Astral Wave. In the next post I’m going to do a brief introduction to the four point of view characters and other important characters. Also I’ll post info about the book of the first book.

A brief note: even though I’m posting this on English the book is only written in Spanish at the moment (you can see because the other posts are in Spanish. That language is my native language). I’ll try to release it where I live and hopefully sometime in the future the book will be translated to English and other languages.