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A (mostly) fictional thrill ride to a not-so-distant future of extreme income inequality.
A (mostly) fictional thrill ride to a not-so-distant future of extreme income inequality.
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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    E-BOOKED: One ebook copy of the novel, available for your electronic device. Available at the same time as hardcover release.

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    BOOKED: One hard cover edition of the Dark Matters novel, shipped directly to your door. Be the first on your block to own this piece of history! Likely to be a collector's item by the Year 2100.

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    SIGNED: One hard cover edition of the Dark Matters novel, personally signed by the author and shipped directly to your door. PLUS, one Dark Matters T-Shirt (shown at left). Wear it with pride, get noticed by an NSA surveillance drone!

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    NOTED: One hard cover copy of the Dark Matters novel shipped directly to your door. Signed with a personalized note from the author. Design the note yourself, he'll write almost anything that won't get him in hot water with the law or his wife. Also includes a T-Shirt!

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    Pledge $185 or more About $185

    SUPER-VALUED: The best deal for value-based shoppers! Get TWO (2) signed and personalized books. PLUS, get TWO Dark Matters T-Shirts. Makes a great holiday gift!

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    ACKNOWLEDGED: In addition to all the benefits of being NOTED, (a personalized book and T-Shirt), your name will be included and you will be personally thanked in the book acknowledgments. Get your name in print for all eternity!

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    Pledge $1,280 or more About $1,280

    QUOTED: Each chapter of the book starts with a subtly meaningful, famous quote. Most of these are from well-known historical figures, but a few are from the famous of the future! In addition to all the benefits of being NOTED (a personalized copy of the book and a T-Shirt), work with the author to put your name and your quote in print - say something truly profound!

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    Pledge $1,500 or more About $1,500

    LAUNCHED: In addition to all the benefits of being NOTED (a personalized copy of the book and a T-Shirt), this includes flight and hotel arrangements to attend the book launch party in Traverse City, Michigan! Don't miss the must-see event of the year! Continental U.S. only.

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    Pledge $3,500 or more About $3,500

    CLUBBED: No, we will not come to your home with a large rubber mallet. Instead, the author will travel to your town, on his dime, and attend a book club, dinner party, or other event of your choosing to discuss the book with you and your closest friends! Attendees signing an NDA and pledging their children as collateral will also be let in on some of the book's biggest secrets. Continental U.S. only.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    FINISHED. Get NOTED, ACKNOWLEDGED, and LAUNCHED! Plus just be generally awesome so we can reach our goal!

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    VIP: In addition to being NOTED, ACKNOWLEDGED, and LAUNCHED to the Traverse City book party, you will also be given permanent front-page recognition on the Dark Matters web site! You will be in contact with the author throughout the development process! Be the first (or second...) to know EVERYTHING that happens in the world of Dark Matters!

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