Castle Roland


Eric Aune

eric.aune@castleroland.net


Changing Connections

In Progress

Synopsis:

They were finally safe from the GRA after taking them down and now they could relax and enjoy their summer, before the next big adventure, High School. However, sometimes things happen that you have no control of. The families of Disconnected wake up somewhere that is both familiar but different. Will they decide to keep their abilities hidden as they had done before or will circumstances force them to have to use them to keep their family safe?

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You Can't Go Back

Short Story

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In the blink of an eye, Braeden had lost everything he once knew. All of his old life was still there, but Braeden simply had to move on. You can never go back...

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Duty and Honor

In Progress

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For over a century, The Wheeler Military Academy has been among the finest schools for turning boys into our nation's future Officers and Gentlemen. With the unrest sweeping the country from Ashwood's treachery, the school's ranks drop to a handful of cadets. In such trying times, what will become of them?

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Scout's Own

Completed

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Behind enemy lines in Ashwood held territory, comes a story of courage and perseverance when a single Boy Scout Troop decides to go against the authorities and uphold the traditions of Scouting. Their compassion and honesty highlight the best of humanity in the face of evil.

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Disconnected

Completed

Synopsis:

Is there a way to use genetics to treat a disease or even enhance a person's abilities? How do you do it and when do you do it? What do you do when a secret government agency with a history of cruel acts to get what they want, discovers evidence of what you are doing? You hide of course, but how to can you hide so that the agency can't find you. Well you go into hiding of course, but how to hide from a government agency and still be able to live your life. What happens years later when the boys who are the results of your efforts are drawn to each other and become closer than just friends and discover unusual abilities, when none were really expected. Now they have to worry about that secret agency and if they know about the boys and what they will do to get control of them. You also find out what the boys will do, to make sure none of them are hurt and what happens to those who think that they can get away with hurting any of the boys.

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Jake and Trevor

Completed

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Jake meets his new neighbor, a boy named Trevor. He finds his new neighbor to be a delight and it gets better when he meets the boy's mom. Love is in the air, but not just for Jake, something else happens when Trevor meets Jake's godsons and then it is magic. New relationships and families are formed out of terrible events, but something awe inspiring comes out of those events. Magic is real and there are those who wield it for good or ill. Trevor finds he has allies that will help him because he wants to help others. The consequences of his actions earn him a powerful enemy, but to him, anyone who he considers family is more important than worrying about some enemy.

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Devon's Choice

Completed

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What choice would you make? Would you take the path that would lead to pain, fear, and sorrow or would you take the easy path and go someplace where you can be with those who love you and not have to worry about anything ever again. Most would probably take the easy path. At the worst point in his life, Devon chooses the harder path. Even though he doesn't know how he will accomplish the task that he sets before himself. Deep down he knows that no matter what it will cost him, he has to try. Even if no one ever knows that he helped someone, he knows that he must try or others will have to live through what he lived through and Devon knows that no one deserves that. He is determined to do anything he can to stop anyone else from going through what he went through.

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Invisible

Completed

Synopsis:

Chase and Ethan were friends in elementary school, but as they moved into Middle School their interests began to split. Ethan became athletic and popular, while Chase found Photography as art and began to really connect with the camera. By the time they started High School, they had different sets of friends and Chase becomes invisible to Ethan, even though as boys they were nearly inseparable. Ethan involved in cross country and Chase in the arts with his photography. Their paths cross at a Cross Country event during their sophomore year. Ethan is competing and Chase is there to photograph the event for the school newspaper. Because he knows he's invisible, he keeps his distance until something happens to Ethan, then Chase must become visible once again. But does he go back to being invisible or will he finally be seen in a new light?

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Who Is He

Completed

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When he was nine years old, Christopher Elkins was kidnapped and only the intervention of a mysterious young man saves him. Who is he? A few years later, he meets an older teenager while playing baseball and something about the teen makes him feel strange, but he can't say what it is that he feels. A group of bullies decide the Chris is a good target, but when they make plans to get him, someone comes to the rescue and saves him. Who is He? Soon Christopher and his family find themselves in the middle of a skirmish that is part of a century's long war between supernatural races and the stakes are Chris's life, maybe even his soul. Who is this mysterious benefactor who always seems to show up when Chris needs him the most? Who is he?

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A Better Christmas

Completed

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It is 1920 in New York and Robert Stewart is all alone having lost his family in the flu pandemic that has finally died down after killing millions all over the world. He finds a young boy names Kieran in ragged clothes outside on a cold November night and takes him home. Over the next several days, he finds his heart begin to come alive again as this wonderful boy breaks down the walls that Robert had built around himself. Not only that, but he brings more happiness to Robert's life when the boy talks him into visiting two injured immigrant boys on Ellis Island. Robert is so taken with the boys, Connor and Brendan, that he invites them to his home to spend Christmas with him and Kieran. Robert’s final wall collapses when Kieran reveals a secret to them all.

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Always Give It Your Best

Completed

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How can you cope when your father, who has been the best Dad ever, is deployed to a dangerous place and then comes up missing in action. When it happens right when all that work that you and your baseball team are at the peak of your Little League prowess and you are about to take part in the biggest event in Little League. It's simple, you do what Dad always said to you and your teammates. Always give it your best. Never do any less than your best. As long as you live that phrase, you never know what you can accomplish or what will happen.

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They Were Not Alone

Completed

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Erich was a carefree boy in Austria, until the Nazi's came. Soon he and his family felt the wrath of the Nazis and Erich becomes the only member of his family alive. He befriends another boy, Max in the camp where they are interned. Their job is to make bricks day in and day out. It is monotonous but they continue to survive, until one day they are marched to the showers. The two boys know what this means and they begin to cry as they strip off their clothes, but an older teen comes up to them and comforts them to the end.

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