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Kingdoms of Sorrow

Kingdoms of Sorrow continues the tale begun with Catalyst Downward Cycle.
What began as a quiet apocalyptic event one sunny August day continues to get a whole lot louder.

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Kingdoms of Sorrow

Kingdoms of Sorrow continues the tale begun with Catalyst Downward Cycle. What began as a quiet apocalyptic event one sunny August day continues to get a whole lot louder.

The fate of the human race is hanging in the balance. Doomsday was just the beginning as survivors uncover dark and devastating secrets among which operates a clandestine organization that plans to reshape humanity on the heels of destruction—but are they the real enemy?

Survival becomes a way of life in the dark days following the global blackout. A group of friends must rise up against numerous and extraordinary obstacles, while overseas something even worse has been unleashed. The blackout has caused the release of a terrible bioweapon, resulting in a pandemic that threatens the very survival of mankind.

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COULD YOU SURVIVE?

01

THE PREPPERS HANDBOOK

Survivalist tactics are important to the journey in Catalyst. Personal responsibility means you can take care of yourself. See what that might involve.

02

A PLANET IN CRISES

Of all the issues touched on in the Catalyst series, the environment—and man's interaction with it—is at the forefront. Check out some of the causes Mr. Franks supports.

03

COST OF SURVIVAL

A continuing theme throughout Catalyst: Downward Cycle and its subsequent novels is that of survival vs. empathy. Explore this conflict and some possible resolutions.

The Journey


  • LISTEN TO JK FRANKS Describe the motivation for THe CAtalyst SERIES

    Recently the author gave an interview describing both his writing process and his motivation for writing such a series. In doing so, he offers a fascinating glimpse into the creative process.

     

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  • Even in our sleep, pain which WE cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.

    Aechylus

  • Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.

    Maj. General James Mattis

  • Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

    Dylan Thomas

  • HOPE FOR THE BEST, PREPARE FOR THE WORST.

    SCOTT MONTGOMERY