Vincent Berg: Stories

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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.

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1 Building a Legacy

A The Catalyst Story (6)
With time running out, Alex faces life with new confidence, even as events and those around him change dramaticly. Alex feels relieved of the need to save his people, but still feels responsible and wants to leave a strong legacy. But what will that legacy be? Follow along as he adjusts to new challenges as he struggles to continue, in this, the last book of the "Catalyst" Series. Alex continues to learn more as he grows steadily weaker. Plenty of surprises and a big conclusion.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Religion
Downloads: 3795 | Votes: 72 | Score: 8.70
Size: 969KB | 183,562 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 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".
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science
Downloads: 6791 | Votes: 118 | Score: 8.43
Size: 1175KB | 226,103 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 The Cuckoo's Progeny

A Not-Quite Human Story (1)
Al and Betty aren't like their classmates. They've developed skills which set them apart and sets them on a search for others like them. As they discover who they might be, they become alienated from friends, family and humanity in general. Between walking into disasters, ungrateful rescues and government agents tracking their movements, they're searching for a way out and a way home, wherever that might be. Updated and revised to match the other books in the series.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 5499 | Votes: 89 | Score: 8.22
Size: 382KB | 71,251 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Romance, Violence, Science
Downloads: 5683 | Votes: 56 | Score: 8.61
Size: 927KB | 175,582 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 Lost With Nothing to Lose

A Not-Quite Human Story (2)
Unable to find a home and acceptance on Earth, an intrepid band of misplaced youth seek their ancestral home among the stars. Unfortunately, their reception is not what they hoped. The home they discover is a hostile environment, involved in a huge interstellar war with a hostile alien species. Viewed as untrusted interlopers, they search for a place in a universe with no use for them, and no place turn for assistance. One chapter has some explicit interspecies sex, but it's part of the plot.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 9906 | Votes: 197 | Score: 8.16
Size: 642KB | 115,608 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 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.
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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: 5619 | Votes: 94 | Score: 8.50
Size: 1290KB | 251,155 words | Posted: Concluded:

7 Racing the Clock

A The Catalyst Story (4)
Alex has a mission to find as many new followers as he can in the limited time he has left as he comes to grip with the knowledge his abilities will likely kill him. Before that happens, he hits the road with his sister and Gail. Along the way, they learn much more about him, his followers and about leading a mission when one doesn't know the way. He needs enough followers to build a new branch on the evolutionary tree, but has a limited time and needs to stay below the radar as he does it.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Young Adult
Downloads: 4026 | Votes: 64 | Score: 8.53
Size: 996KB | 191,545 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Drama
Downloads: 3722 | Votes: 72 | Score: 8.59
Size: 737KB | 136,657 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 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.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Science, Spiritual
Downloads: 3607 | Votes: 148 | Score: 8.53
Size: 308KB | 56,937 words | Posted: Concluded:

10 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".
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, AI, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 4366 | Votes: 145 | Score: 8.68
Size: 631KB | 118,339 words | Posted:
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