About this project
THE NUMINOUS PLACE is a bold new way of storytelling...
An ebook and app where technology and imagination come together to form a unique entertainment experience.
A chillingly realistic adventure-world that transports you to the afterlife and back...
THE NUMINOUS PLACE has the visual impact of a Hollywood blockbuster, and the pace, depth and intrigue of an irresistible work of fiction.
After you download the app or ebook onto your device of choice—iPad, iPhone, Android, ereader, computer—THE NUMINOUS PLACE will take you on a literary journey like no other.
We artfully merge video, audio, images and text to reveal the greatest conspiracy of all time...
It's like if THE DA VINCI CODE came to life in your hands showing you actual video footage of the clues and interviews with suspects, presented the real life historical documents and artifacts, and played you recordings of crucial pieces of evidence.
THE NUMINOUS PLACE does all this in such an authentic way, you'll be swept along in the cosmic detective story like never before, as you gather the evidence that proves none of us are who or where we think we are.
Take a listen to some of the audio from the book now.
This is a recording of the mystic known as The Starets... He has some secret knowledge he's going to share about humanity's birthright.
If you want to learn more, and take the journey to THE NUMINOUS PLACE, we need your help....
1. WATCH THE VIDEO ↑
2. CHOOSE ONE OF OUR INCREDIBLE REWARDS →
3. PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT $
4. SPREAD THE WORD ♥
We're also giving you the opportunity to be forever part of this historic publishing event... EVERY patron, at EVERY pledge level will have their image weaved into the amazing cover design of our book.
That's right. Your face on a book as well as your name in the credits hyperlinking back to your blog, twitter page or FB page.
So what's THE NUMINOUS PLACE digital book going to look like on your iPad or smartphone or ereader?
It'll look and feel and sound AWESOME!
It's going to be like you're actually gathering the evidence alongside our main character as he investigates a secret he calls "The Grand Deception."
A deception because the lie has been implemented at the highest levels since the dawn of time, and grand because its revelation will change the world forever.
With design elements and technology by award-winning London digital agency Brandwidth, here's how THE NUMINOUS PLACE will "look" after you download it.
Remember though, all these are screenshots...
THE NUMINOUS PLACE will be a fully functioning, moving and interactive world of authentic evidence after download.
This will give you an idea of what's in store, of the world you will access as you piece together the clues and join the journey to the truth.
Hold onto your seats and open your mind: the book just evolved.
Help us bring THE NUMINOUS PLACE to market... Help us with our ambitious plans to change the face of books forever... Let's take the journey together and prove that the book experience can be so much more than just words on a screen.
You and your smart brain and your clever device deserve so much more.
Please choose your reward, make a pledge and become part of history now!
It's the backbone of our narrative, and a teachable skill that has been practiced since ancient times.
It's the ability to "wake-up" or become conscious inside your dream and literally control what happens.
And when you get experienced at dream control, absolutely anything is possible because the dreamworld—Potentia—is a place only limited by your imagination.
Think about this for a moment... What have you always dreamed of doing? Fly through the sky like Superman? Travel back or forward in time? Sit under the Bodhi tree with Buddha? Go skinny-dipping with, oh I dunno, Natalie Portman and Justin Bieber? Visit the Fountain of Youth? Try healing yourself or someone you love? After years of research and experimentation, our consultant Dr. Rory MacSweeney has developed a ground-breaking method of Lucid Dreaming, which we call NUMINOUS DREAMING.
NUMINOUS DREAMING is effective, reliable and easier to master.
Every dime is going into moving THE NUMINOUS PLACE onto the next phase, and by that we mean all the years of work up until now in terms of researching and writing and completing the manuscript have incurred no debt.
There are several things which need to happen to get us "launch ready:"
§ Production. Actors have to be hired and locations and costumes paid for so we can shoot and record the video and audio inserts.
§ Post-Production. Sound design and editing will follow.
§ Design. A layout designer needs to be hired to prepare the manuscript for conversion to digital format. It's a huge and complex job.
§ Artwork for the comic "The First & Last Tertön" and illustrations, diagrams, maps and photography must be completed.
§ Conversion. The manuscript will then be converted to both EPUB3 and app formats.
§ Online and social media communities will be established.
§ Pre-Launch Publicity. We need to tell the world about THE NUMINOUS PLACE and we've made some exciting progress on this front recently which we'll share during the campaign.
For creatives and inventors, Kickstarter is without a doubt the most liberating and powerful resource.
This sort of patronage puts us directly in touch with our potential audience while allowing us to maintain creative control of our project.
It's particularly significant and empowering for THE NUMINOUS PLACE which is relying on word-of-mouth by early-adopters and influencers in the digital space such as you guys.
Kickstarters have proved time and time again that they're savvy and loyal by backing a whole bunch of life-changing and trailblazing projects.
If you choose to partner with us, it'll not only provide the funding to make our project possible, it'll announce to the world that THE NUMINOUS PLACE is a credible and viable concern.
Yeah, good question because there most definitely is.
We're at the beginning of a franchise which we have ambitious plans for.
This is THE NUMINOUS PLACE I—the first installment of a quartet of ebooks—all of which we're planning to publish as traditional books as well utilizing AR. The truth is, the paper-book market is still larger than ebooks, and although we all love trees, it makes sound business sense to release TNP in this form as well.
We won't lose any of the interactivity because Augmented Reality will allow paper-book readers to access the multimedia elements on their smartphones with a swipe.
We're hoping that the comic designed by Larry Soileau "The First & Last Tertön" about a Buddhist superhero nun (!) will be one of the elements within the book that'll be strong enough to have a life of its own.
Yes! THE NUMINOUS PLACE will be a worldwide phenomenon. Not only will the action take place globally, prototypes in German, Spanish, French and Japanese will be available at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October. We also have plans to translate THE NUMINOUS PLACE into Mandarin and Portuguese.
It is one of the documents discovered during the course of the lead character's investigation into the conspiracy. It is a handwritten letter from Pope Pius XI to Adolf Hitler recovered from the archives of Ignaz Rieder (1858 – 1934) Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria and Primas Germaniae.
Here is the translation:
13 August, 1933 AD
Dear Herr Chancellor,
Holy Mother Church congratulates you on your historic appointment, which is a true victory for the German people!
Now that our prayers have been answered, we advise urgent attention in the other matter discussed between yourself and Cardinal Pacelli in Berlin last month. As agreed, we have taken immediate action to silence Fr. Teilhard de Chardin, and word has come that Hr. Einstein’s tenure abroad is drawing to a close. We would strongly counsel he be “welcomed” home to the Reich where he can be disabused of his heretical beliefs. Although the others in the Akademie Olympia, (Crowley, Escher, Eliot, Jung, & the Starets) are not within our reach, we share your confidence that the Reich will have jurisdiction over them in the near future.
Holy Mother Church salutes the Fatherland, & stands ready to honour the thousand year Concordat.
cc. Cardinal R.
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