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An Ancient Stirring: Book 6 of the Galaxy Ascendant Series
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    A Digitial Stirring

    You'll receive Galaxy Ascendant 6, An Ancient Stirring, in Ebook format (both .mobi & .epub), at least two weeks in advance of its official release.

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    Digital Galaxy Bundle

    You will receive the entire Galaxy Ascendant series thus far--6 books--in Ebook format (both .mobi & .epub formats). Additionally, you will receive book 6, An Ancient Stirring, at least two weeks ahead of the official release!

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
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    Galaxy Ascendant Print Starter

    You'll receive all 6 books in the Galaxy Ascendant series thus far in Ebook format, plus book 1, A Greater Duty, in Print format. You'll get the Ebook of book 6 in advance of its official release.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • A Greater Duty Paperback
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    An Ancient Stirring Print Bundle

    Already have the rest of the series in print? Then this is the reward for you. You will receive all 6 books in Ebook format--book 6 in advance of its official release--as well as the print version of An Ancient Stirring.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
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    Tyrannodon War Bundle

    Go back to where it all began, and receive books 1 & 2 in the Galaxy Ascendant series, A Greater Duty and A Looming Shadow, comprising the initial story arc, in Print format, along with the entire series in Ebook format--book 6 in advance of its official release.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • A Greater Duty Paperback
    • A Looming Shadow Paperback
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    Revittan War Bundle

    Already taken your first steps into the Galaxy Ascendant? Now experience the entirety of the Revittan War arc, spanning from book 3, A Shifting Alliance, through book 5, A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's fall, in Print format. You will also receive the entire series thus far in Ebook format, including book 6, An Ancient Stirring, in advance of its official release.

    You will also receive a special thank you in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Paperback
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Paperback
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Paperback
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    Backlog Bundle

    For those who backed the A Fiery Reckoning Campaign at tiers that included the print version of those books, but want to complete your set of the series, this is the tier for you! With this reward option, you will receive the first 3 books in the series in print format, as well as book 6 in that format. As withe other tiers, you'll also get the entire series so far in Ebook format (book 6 in advance of its release.)
    You will also receive a special tanks in An Ancient Stirring.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • A Greater Duty Paperback
    • A Looming Shadow Paperback
    • A Shifting Alliance Paperback
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
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    Art Sponsor

    I am hoping, for book 7 in the series, to include extra character art (sketches) of each of the main characters in the series. There are a fair amount, & thus a lot of art to commission. By backing this tier, you will be sponsoring the production of one such piece. In addition to all 6 books thus far in Ebook format, and book 6 in Print format, you will also receive a high quality print of the art you sponsored, once it is complete, plus a special thanks in both book 6 & book 7.

    First come first serve, in terms of choosing which character your sponsorship will go toward.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • Special Art Print
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    Travel to the Galaxy Ascendant

    Become a part of the Galaxy Ascendant! In addition to all 6 Ebooks (book 6 before its official release), and a Print copy of book 6, I'll work with you to create a character with a name based on your own (or that of a loved one, if you prefer). Your character will be guaranteed to appear in at least Galaxy Ascendant 7, and may well re-appear more than once, including in future books in the Galaxy Ascendant universe.

    You will also receive a special thank you in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • Galaxy Ascendant Character
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    Ship Designer Level 1

    Help create a piece of the Galaxy Ascendant! You'll get to help collaborate on the design of concept art for one of the core ship classes in the Galaxy Ascendant! (Within some limitations, according to how the ship class is portrayed in the series.) You'll also get print copies of book 6, and Ebooks of the entire series (book 6 in advance of the official release)!

    You will also receive a special thanks in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • Ship Design Level 1
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    Galaxy Ascendant Bundle

    Jump headfirst into the Galaxy Ascendant! With this reward, you will receive all 6 books in the series thus far, in both print and Ebook formats. As with all other reward tiers, you will receive the Ebook version of book 6, An Ancient Stirring, in advance of the official release.

    You will also receive a special thank you in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • A Greater Duty Paperback
    • A Looming Shadow Paperback
    • A Shifting Alliance Paperback
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Paperback
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Paperback
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
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    A Glorious Death!

    The Galaxy is at war, which means people will inevitably die. Claim this perk, and together we'll design a character with a name based on yours (or someone of your choice), and they'll get an honorable, on-screen death in book 7! You'll also receive the print version of book 6 and Ebooks of the entire series so far (book 6 in advance of the official release.)

    You will also receive a special thanks in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • A Glorious Death!
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    Exclusive Keeneye Character Sketch

    Own a one-of-a-kind piece of the Galaxy Ascendant! An original character concept sketch of Executor Keeneye by artist John Zeleznik, made as part of the cover art process. Sketch is (11” x 17” graphite on bond paper). It'll be mailed to you in a sturdy package. (Image of the sketch itself visible in the campaign's first update.)
    Additionally, you will receive the entire series thus far in Ebook format, as well as a special thanks in the book!

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • Keeneye Sketch
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    Live in the Galaxy Ascendant

    Together we'll create a supporting character with a name inspired by your own (or that of a loved one if you prefer!) Your character will be guaranteed multiple appearances in the series, including at least one direct interaction with a main character. You'll also receive Ebooks of all 6 books in the series thus far (book 6 before its official release), as well as a Print version of book 6.

    You will also receive a special thanks in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • Galaxy Ascendant Supporting Role
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    Ship Designer Level 2

    Ever wanted to design an awesome space warship? Now you can! You'll get to work with me to design a Galaxy Ascendant ship class (either a named class with no specific info in the books, or a brand new one), all the way through the concept art. You'll also receive a Print copy of book 6 and Ebooks of the entire series (book 6 before its official release.)

    You will also receive a special thank you in the book itself.

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Paperback
    • Ship Design Level 2
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    Exclusive Color Sketch

    Own a one-of-a-kind piece of the Galaxy Ascendant! An original color sketch of the cover for An Ancient Stirring (featuring characters Executor Keeneye & Asharra Sirrad) by artist John Zeleznik, made as part of the cover art process. Sketch is (4”x6.25” on 7”x10” acrylic on paper). It'll be mailed to you in a sturdy package. (Image of the sketch itself visible in the campaign's first update.)
    Additionally, you will receive the entire series thus far in Ebook format, as well as a special thanks in the book!

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • Exclusive Color Cover Art Sketch
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    Shape the Galaxy Ascendant

    The Galaxy Ascendant is a big place, with many stories to tell. With this perk, I will write a short story for you, either about an existing character of your choice (can be any character who has appeared in the series, or possibly a new one) or another topic to be mutually agreed upon, set in the Galaxy Ascendant universe. The story will be Galaxy Ascendant canon, and you will of course get to read it well before anyone else ever sees it. (Copyrights to the story remains with the author.) If at some point I publish this story in a Galaxy Ascendant anthology, I will send you a free copy in both Ebook and Print formats. More details upon request.

    You will also receive the entire series thus far in Ebook format (book 6 before their official release.)

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • Galaxy Ascendant Short Story
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    Exclusive Asharra Character Sketch

    Own a one-of-a-kind piece of the Galaxy Ascendant! An original character concept sketch of Captain Asharra Sirrad by artist John Zeleznik, made as part of the cover art process. Sketch is (11” x 17” graphite on bond paper). It'll be mailed to you in a sturdy package. (Image of the sketch itself visible in the campaign's first update.)
    Additionally, you will receive the entire series thus far in Ebook format, as well as a special thanks in the book!

    Includes:
    • A Greater Duty Ebook
    • A Looming Shadow Ebook
    • A Shifting Alliance Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning I: Ascendancy's Rise Ebook
    • A Fiery Reckoning II: Empire's Fall Ebook
    • An Ancient Stirring Ebook
    • Exclusive Asharra Sketch
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