Vincent Berg: Stories

All my stories are finished long before I begin posting, so you don't need to worry about abandoned stories.

I'm currently posting my original "The Catalyst" series.

If you're impatient, you can purchase any of my stories (see my website www.vincentberg.net) or read any of my posted/posting stories at www.crumblywriter.net.

Feedback, suggestions and critiques are always appreciated.

Displaying stories 1 through 10 of 10

1 An Unknown Attraction

A The Catalyst Story (1)
A young man, suddenly finds women mysteriously attracted during a family trip to New Orleans. He acts as a catalyst, activating strange abilities in them that he doesn't understand. He's not ready for the responsibilities of adulthood, yet he's called upon to lead a string of followers. There are no superheros or world saving here, it's an examination of building a movement from the ground up.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Science
Downloads: 1049| Votes: 23 | Score: 7.67
Size: 886KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 Normalcy Is Harder Than It Looks

A The Catalyst Story (3)
Having wrestled with trying to preserve a 'normal' last few months of high school, Alex faces an even harder time, as not only does he have to explain to those he loves what his life has become, but he faces several people who seem to hate him as much as his followers adore him. What's a confused teenage atheist religious figure to do? In the third book of the series, follow Alex Jennings as he deals with a variety of challenges as he learns about what he's ultimately facing.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science, Religion, Cults, Young Adult
Downloads: 1053| Votes: 22 | Score: 7.61
Size: 1350KB | Posted: in progress Updated:

3 Trying to Be Normal

A The Catalyst Story (2)
Alex, returning from New Orleans with a whole new life, tries to become just a normal teen as he returns to school. Can he blend in for the next two months, despite having women following him? And will his abilities really be invisible to those around him? Follow Alex's adventures as he struggles with his new abilities, followers, growing responsibilities and his new role in life. The second of six books following Alex as he learns about what he's ultimately facing.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science
Downloads: 924| Votes: 24 | Score: 8.09
Size: 994KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 Zombie Leza

An unusual young woman, Leza lives with, cares for, communicates and controls an army of the undead. She can teach the living how to survive, if the humans can only keep from killing her. Leza represents more than just another day of survival, but whether that portends humanity's rescue or the future of the undead is anyone's guess. She may be humanity's redemption or their ultimate annihilation.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Science, Zombies, Undead
Downloads: 566| Votes: 17 | Score: 8.76
Size: 314KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 The Cuckoo's Progeny

A Not-Quite Human Story (1)
Al and Betty have peculiar skills which set them apart, and which leads them to search for others like them. As they discover who they might be, they become alienated from friends, family and humanity in general. They must discover who they are and where they belong, as there no room for them in their world. Between walking into disasters, ungrateful rescues and government agents tracking their every movement, they're searching for a way out and a way home, wherever that might be.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Downloads: 1262| Votes: 29 | Score: 7.86
Size: 401KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Singularity

An experimental NASA flight goes horribly wrong and the test pilot wakes up unhurt, back home. Struggling to discover what happened, Eric Morgan returns to NASA prepared to face a thousand questions as things continue to unravel. Is he still human or a new species, and what does that mean for those around him? Testifying before a Congressional subcommittee, Eric inspires fear and hope. As the danger mounts, he tries to fall off the grid, but the rest of the world won't let him walk away.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Science, Spiritual
Downloads: 1168| Votes: 50 | Score: 8.02
Size: 319KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Stranded in a Foreign Land

"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for American Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. If you're not in the military, do you put your family's lives at risk to help those who can't help themselves, or may not even survive? Previously published as "Stranded".

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, AI, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 871| Votes: 34 | Score: 8.52
Size: 664KB | Posted:

8 Clinging to Hope as the World Falters

A Great Death Story (1)
A man and his daughter encounter a massive meteor shower which disrupts their lives, but it's only the beginning. It's the beginning of the end, or is it? An Apocalyptic tale that focuses on individuals trying to maintain love, hope and family amongst death and dying. This is a pre-Post-Apocalyptic tale, asking what happened to all the people before most PA stories even begin. Previously published as "Love and Family During the Great Death".

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science
Downloads: 1649| Votes: 34 | Score: 7.81
Size: 1233KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 Grappling With Survival

A Great Death Story (2)
An unusual post-apocalyptic story. Instead of banding together or fighting, the survivors find a world without, little trust and no desire to intermingle. How does society survive if the survivors won't participate? David and Alice try to determine who, if anyone, survived and why. Society is laid bare, and they must organize the reluctant survivors, as further disasters await.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Romance, Violence, Science
Downloads: 1273| Votes: 23 | Score: 9.08
Size: 975KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Seeding Hope Among the Ashes

A Great Death Story (3)
The man telling the country how to survive an apocalyptic event must now travel across the country to teach people how to heal themselves. David's saga continues, only without David. Instead his followers set off in multiple directions, taking his cure to other communities in the hope everyone can treat their own people, while not getting themselves killed! This sequel follows each girl as they journey to different cities, trying to convince reluctant survivors to trust them to make them sick.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Drama
Downloads: 650| Votes: 9 | Score: 8.64
Size: 649KB | Posted: in progress Updated:
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