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The Moxul Time

Maciej Szypszak

Pages: 236
ISBN: 978-145752-095-2
List Price: 14.95
Category: Fiction
Available: July 2013
Edition: Perfectbound

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Random incidents across the world spanning last sixty years lead to a disappearance of a man from Boston. Jake is gone without a trace while vacationing in the Caribbean. Before the authorities and his family even know about it, mysterious operatives show up in his home town just in time to save his sister Anna and his friend Neil from being abducted. They are forced to leave everything behind while embarking on a mission to save the man they care about. The kidnapping sets off a chain of events connected to bizarre reports dating as far back as the World War II. Stefan and Lara are the two counterterrorism agents from Poland that guide Anna and Neil through the dangerous maze in which enemies are countless and friends hard to find. Involvement of government agencies proves that this case is not just about the kidnapping of an American. Jake might have not been the ultimate target. And someone within the rescue team could be involved. What starts off as a race to save a life becomes a quest of a different kind. Random civilians and trained professionals are thrown into a situation that will test not only their skills, stamina and love for the missing man, but also question everything they know about themselves, the world they live in and beliefs that had shaped humanity for centuries. They will face mysteries of the world that the biggest scientific minds and most accomplished philosophers would not dare to tackle. There are limitations to what the human brain can process, what it can digest to make us get through the day. What if you are put in a situation no prior experiences can get you ready for? What if you see things that are so fantastic that you cannot even describe them with words because those words were not invented yet? Your brain will scramble to explain, to evaluate, to present you with an answer and it will fail. If someone living five hundred years ago were presented with an iPad, would he or she be able to describe what was in their hands with one word? How about a sentence or a whole paragraph? How many words known to them back then would be suitable to explain what was right in front of him? This book will make you ask these questions, it will make you search for the less obvious answers. You will think of the world around you as more complex than you ever imagined. You will see that what we call the progress of the civilization might not be as linear as we generally think. And that it might be pointed in a wrong direction.

I was born, raised and attended schools in Olsztyn, Poland. I moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 1991, as the wind of political changes was sweeping through central Europe. After few years of working as a waiter, hotel maintenance, caterer, telemarketer, model, I settled on a career in Information Technology. I also dabbled in photography. Thanks to my father, since my early years I had deep love for it. I remember sitting in the makeshift darkroom in our small kitchen, watching him develop his work, seeing the images magically appear on paper. The passion for visual arts had stayed with me forever and it progressed into the desire to share my art with the world. Another big part of growing up at my parents’ house was books. They were both college professors and walls were lined with shelves filled everything from Roman mythology to poetry, encyclopedias and novels. Yes, reading was cool back then. After coming to the States, my love for travel and adventure took me all over the country. It solidified my interest in different cultures, history and mysteries of the places I visited. I was always fascinated by the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mayans, Aztecs and native tribes of North America. The deserts of Arizona, Nevada, Utah and California were like the Promised Land, where legends of Navajo and Anasazi were still alive. Being faced with the remnants of those legendary cultures, their cities, and their artwork decorating the caves, renewed my interest in archeology that I had during my high school and university years. Another thing I brought from home with me was questioning what the mainstream media and scholars had to say (growing up under the communist regime will do that to a person). While most are completely happy with the notion that Giza pyramids were built by the pharaohs of Egypt, I knew of a new influence pressuring the orthodox historians. Voices of Erich Von Daniken, Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval and David Childress to name a few, shed a deep shadow of a doubt on what I learned at school and what I knew to be the history of the world. We live in the age of information, where the latest data is at our fingertips. There is no excuse for ignorance. We created this info-revolution, now we have to learn how to utilize it. Twenty years ago innovative ideas would have been discussed at universities, published in scientific journals that few outside of a small circle of researchers would ever see. In today’s world however, same piece of information spreads like wildfire through social media, webcasts, infinite updates, comments and blogs. Join me in opening our minds to new possibilities, to new rationalization of the world around us…