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 14

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.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Religion
Downloads: 1417| Votes: 26 | Score: 9.22
Size: 1027KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 1216| Votes: 20 | Score: 9.17
Size: 405KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 4613| Votes: 82 | Score: 8.70
Size: 680KB | Posted: in progress Updated:

4 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: 2056| Votes: 36 | Score: 8.60
Size: 1350KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Young Adult
Downloads: 1487| Votes: 21 | Score: 8.88
Size: 1046KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Touring Under Pressure

A The Catalyst Story (5)
Leaving his familiar, somewhat supportive home in Carbondale and New Orleans after exposure, Alex takes his mission on the road. Along with the blur of of a concert tour, there are dark trends: Alex is now known nationally, the media is hungry for news, and multiple people are still eager to hurt him. As he, Cate and Gail travel the country, they gradually learn more about his abilities and what drives people to either love or hate him. The 5th book in the 6-book Catalyst series.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, Science, Religion
Downloads: 1248| Votes: 20 | Score: 9.17
Size: 1184KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 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: 1866| Votes: 39 | Score: 8.58
Size: 994KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 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: 2407| Votes: 34 | Score: 8.55
Size: 886KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 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: 792| Votes: 24 | Score: 9.15
Size: 314KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 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: 1616| Votes: 71 | Score: 8.67
Size: 319KB | Posted: Concluded:
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