“Mark grabbed a scoop of espresso. The aroma of the espresso mixed with Mark’s natural masculinity and the still-fresh carpet smell, which had been there since he had the carpets cleaned”_Spidersilk the novel
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Parallel universes are still a mystery to us, but there's a lot of theories behind those mysteries. In Spidersilk the novel we are exposed to a few different dimensions. This adds an exciting element to the novel that really draws the reader in. One of the most amazing things about this is we see a connection between the dimensions. For instance, in one scene Tia is catching the same Channel 88 news that Mark watches. There's also the mystery of Starbucks, espresso and other pop culture elements being such a hit in Mark's current dimension. This is fascinating because this aspect of culture comes from our own dimension, or do they? Many scientists believe that during the Big Bang two universes collided together that were made up of cycles of evolution. This would explain how two totally different dimensions would maintain some of the same ideas (such as the company Starbucks), food and ways of living. Here's a pretty cool article on some of these theories: http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2010/11/our-universe-was-created-by-a-cyclical-trillion-year-collision-of-two-universes-.html
Friday, October 10, 2014
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
From generation to generation many have passed down legends of ghosts. Many people, at some point in their lives, have claimed to see their very own ghosts. Typically, we consider ghosts to be those who have already past and may not be at rest. However, there is another theory. Ghosts might actually be part of an entirely different dimension that is clashing, or just interacting, with our own. This theory can be seen in hit Sci-Fi shows like Dr Who to serious documentaries. In Spidersilk the novel many ghosts from another dimension also surface and Mark is forced to fight them off in order to protect himself and his friends. This is a great connection when it comes to dimensions! What are your thoughts on the ghosts in the book and in general?
Friday, October 3, 2014
“He touched up his hair in the mirror, and was generally very detailed. Mark lifted a Mark Izh-79 weapon from under his arm; checked and cleaned it slightly. The teargas bullets were still intact. Suddenly, Mark heard something odd coming from a dark corner of the large bathroom near the walk-in shower area. “Why so silent?” it said”_Spidersilk the novel
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
In Spidersilk the novel there are many locations mentioned, which makes it such an intricate story. Some suit our current world, such as Olympia, while others go back to the days of mythology, like Olympus. There are still others that come from locations many have never heard of. One location, Vular, is actually known to be a location from a video game called Mass Effect. This really flows into the idea of Mark creating games via different dimensions! I wonder if the locations are related, or just coincidence?
Friday, September 26, 2014
"Mark quickly generated a sphere of energy then squeezed it that generated waves of thick energy, assaulting the small “ghosts.” The dark “ghosts” suddenly began emitting an extremely high-pitched noise that Mark could barely hear. Off in the distance, glass began cracking and breaking from the noise, presumably the nearby houses."_Spidersilk the novel