Earth Escape will challenge you to question everything you know about the Big Bang and Divine creation.

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The newest high-concept dystopian thriller, by author Réal Laplaine, is a contemporary fiction, bordering on both geopolitical and sci-fi, an epic story in its scope. Earth Escape captures the political, military and ecological issues facing us all, and vaults the reader just over a decade into the future when the first manned mission to an exo-planet, Earth II, is being prepared, and finally, launches. The story is told from the viewpoint of the captain of the star ship, Evolution. Jim Tale is not the typical role-model for an astronaut. He is a misfit, deeply troubled by hauntings of his dead wife, and obsessed with finding out the truth about existence. His background as a NASA engineer, and moreover, his ability to innovate and be self-initiating makes him the optimum choice for a mission that will take 27 years and which has an 87% chance of failure. His only companion, besides the crew who remain in hyper-sleep, is CASS, the most advanced Ai computer in existence. Together, they encounter impossible odds, and with the help of CASS, Jim Tale not only faces alien encounters, raptors and near-death experiences, but the chance to find out the truth about the Universe, how it was created, who created it and WHY. All the while the clock is ticking as Earth verges on the final and ultimate holocaust, global nuclear war.  Earth Escape will challenge you to question everything you know about the Big Bang and Divine creation.

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Earth Escape “…this is dystopian sci-fi at its best. Highly recommended.”

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By 2023, the super powers in our world, headed by narcissistic leaders, have coalesced most of the global power into three geopolitical zones, and this division of power and mutual opposition, along with the continuing devastation of Earth’s ecological balance, is heading the planet for an inevitable fate. A group of visionaries, scientists and engineers, seeing the obvious disaster looming ahead, launches the most challenging mission ever undertaken by humanity – to reach and colonize a new world in the hopes of giving mankind a unified vision, a new dream to hold onto and not self-destruction.

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As Earth edges toward the ultimate nuclear showdown, Jim Tale and his Ai companion, CASS, streak toward Earth II, light years away. Tale, a rebellious-minded man and misfit, encounters and goes up against unbelievable, seemingly impossible odds, as he fights to make the dream a reality for all humanity.

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He is not only driven by his mission, but by haunting and nightly visitations of the one woman he loved and lost, and an obsession to find the answers that explain existence and the Universe. EARTH ESCAPE is both a dystopian eye-opener about the path of our world if not altered, and a philosophical sci-fi thriller that will stretch your mind.

 

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Earth Escape book review … “Gripping, surprising, and a very thoughtful story. A very memorable read.”

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Book Review of EARTH ESCAPE by author Victoria Ichizli-Bartels

“Gripping, surprising, and a very thoughtful story. A very memorable read.
It is obvious that the author had put all of him into this story. Although the story is fictional, it is extremely close to the current state of events and especially the nature of the conflicts around the world. We see every day how easy it is to be drawn into a narrow-minded thinking. We all want to define everything concretely and once and for all. The ever-surprising life events shake all those beliefs and definitions profoundly and this is very scary. Slipping under the duvet of judging others or other-minded people can be so comfortable. We’ve all been there and probably be drawn into such traps again and again. The clue is to remain open-minded and compassionate, both to ourselves and to others.
And exactly this was the main message I read again and again both between the lines and directly inside “Earth Escape”.
But even the best message would be nothing without strong writing and I definitely can confirm this for this book. The thorough research about the theories of where we all come originally from are cleverly woven together and with author’s imagination, and this makes the story sound very believable. What I also liked very much was the clearly visible intention behind and careful forming of every scene and every element in the book.
I highly recommend reading this book. You might find yourself chuckling at Jim Tale’s language and spicy dialogues and scenes, but you might also discover yourself looking at the world differently during and after reading this story. You might discover that you want to make a positive change in the world.”

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EARTH ESCAPE – “A thrilling read that takes you on an unusual and captivating adventure”

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Earth Escape is a philosophical sci-fi thriller which takes the reader on an epic journey spanning sixty years. It begins in our very present day when a sister planet to Earth is discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope, and this becomes the target for colonization in the very near future. In the years intervening, as technology catches up with our dream to reach this world, geopolitical divisions and tensions on Earth are reaching the boiling point, as well as explosive population growth and the destruction of the environment and resources of our planet which challenge the sustainability of our survival. Technology eventually comes through and the mission is launched.

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Jim Tale, the Captain of the star ship Evolution, wakes up after twenty seven years of hyper-sleep, on the verge of arriving at Earth II, mankind’s greatest hope for future survival, when suddenly, his already extraordinary mission is pitched into a legendary space odyssey and trek across the galaxies to the very edge of the Universe. Alien encounters and near-death experiences become second-hand to Tale and his Ai sentient computer, CASS, as they journey into the furthest realms of the Universe, following Jim’s growing obsession to know the answers to existence, the truth about who we are, why we exist, how the Universe was made and ultimately, who or what is God. For every cosmic door they open, they discover more doors, leading to the most shocking truth of all.

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EARTH ESCAPE “I absolutely loved this book…”

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“I absolutely loved this book, a sort of mix between red dwarf and star trek.  I found the chats between Jim and Prima quite technical but in no way did that detract from my enjoyment of the book.  I can’t wait for the sequel”. Ali S. (UK)

EARTH ESCAPE is a philosophical sci-fi thriller – taking the reader not only on a thrill ride and space odyssey, but an exploratory trek to the far ends of the Universe in search of the truth about WHO we we are, WHY we are here and HOW the Universe came about. EARTH ESCAPE challenges all the paradigms – the Big Bang, Divine theory and Evolution. Follow Captain Jim Tale and his Ai companion, CASS, as they endure near-death escapes, encounters with new races of beings, man-eating raptors, and finally, Prima!

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EARTH ESCAPE poses the big questions – Was it God, the Big Bang or was it Devolution?

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EARTH ESCAPE, released in September 2016, although a fiction novel, which is only to say that the technological advancements depicted in this story are still on the drawing board, but not far from becoming reality, is so much more than what it appears to be. While it is classifiable as a scifi thriller, it is weaved with a contemporary thread about our current world and the geopolitical and environmental factors and threats which we face today, which will make the reader feel as if this very scenario could be happening.

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It is also a philosophical thriller, because the main character, and his Ai (Artificial Intelligence) companion, in the course of their urgent mission to find a new planet to colonize as home for mankind, are also in search of the answers to existence. How was the Universe created and how did we come about – and moreover, and more importantly, who are we?

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Was it the Big Bang, was it God, or maybe there is another explanation, one which defies reality to such an extent that few, if any, speak of it. Jim Tale, the captain of the star ship Evolution, wants answers. Rock-solid answers to existence. In their search, they encounter amazing and thrilling new horizons, alien races and more, and all the while the puzzle begins to unravel.

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This epic space journey will not only entertain the reader but it opens up doors to fascinating and intriguing concepts which challenge the accepted theories of modern day mediocrity.

“This author has the most inventive imagination ever put into words. I am hooked on his books, as different as can be from each other, like an addict seeking a fix! Once again i will say that i do not read Sci-Fi, not into TREK or such shows….but Real Laplaine wrote EARTH ESCAPE, so of course i jumped at the chance. Others have told the plot outline so i will refrain, but i will say that he makes the futuristic quite realistic…..quite believable. And his characters, in this case, Jim Tale, are as ‘REAL’ as you and I.”  Linda M.E.

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 “An intriguing novel set in the near future with a great deal of reverence to our current world. The story takes you on an interstellar journey searching for a new world for the human race to inhabit as ours is on the verge of destruction. The main character exudes the persona of a street smart guy with unyielding courage enabling him to persevere in mentally taxing, as well as perilous situations. Ingrained in him is also an introspective quality that keeps him searching for answers in regards to life, creation, and purpose that have existed since the beginning of time which seem to be a constant quarry throughout the universe.” Albert H.

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EARTH ESCAPE book review by Red City Review

 

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FOUR STAR REVIEW by Red City Review
“A fast-paced science-fiction novel that intertwines elements of suspense, romance, while tackling some of life’s biggest questions, Earth Escape: Odyssey to the Edge of the Universe by Real Laplaine is an engaging, thought-provoking read. We follow our protagonist, Jim Tale, as he embarks on a three-decade long journey into outer space, as the captain of the interstellar ship, the Evolution. Earth’s resources are dwindling, and chaos abounds across the planet, thus the need to search for a new world to colonize. Jim is tasked with finding a sister-planet to Earth some 1,400 light years away, where humanity can start anew. Constantly haunted by his wife’s death, Jim has to deal with nightmares while asleep, and awake, when he receives news that Earth is on the brink of a nuclear holocaust. His companion, the extremely advanced android, CASS, continuously challenges his beliefs, all while guiding the ship toward its hopeful salvation. While pondering how life came to be, Jim is confronted with an abundance of threats and surprises, including dangerous missions, thrilling space-walks, and encounters with extraterrestrial life.

earth-escape-coverThis high-stakes story takes place in the not-too-distant future, where Earth is a mess, and astronauts and space explorers are given the seemingly impossible task of finding a new planet that mankind can call home. The writing is quick, imaginative, and inventive. Jim Tale is a strong lead character, who is multifaceted and relatable, as he seems like a somewhat ordinary guy who just so happened to land in the position of commanding a spaceship on one of the most important missions ever undertaken. There is a great deal of dialogue in the novel, so a lot of the information and experiences are told through the voices of the main characters, which at times can be enjoyable, but also can somewhat overwhelm during certain scenes. The author is great at world-building, we just wish there was more time spent describing the complex and intriguing settings that keep these voices ingrained in reality, albeit a very sleek, futuristic one, where danger seemingly lurks at every turn.”

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