The Disappearance of Boom

The Disappearance of Boom

Chapter 3 (2011)

With a wave of new settlers, Boomtown expanded its borders and the Fair became even bigger and brighter than before! New districts and attractions brought more visitors, and the brightest stars of the age to perform for them.

But, as is the way of these times of change, with more light came more shadows, for every new musician and clown that came so did more attention from The Kaptin’s men, more paperwork and requirements from the distant authority of the realm.

Finally Boom had enough and vowed to return to the mountains where rumour had it, there was a huge temple of treasures deep in the forest guarded by lions! His plan was to retrieve a prize jewel said to be the size of a mans fist that he would sell and buy the land where his beloved town now stood, for this was his dream and the reason he had wandered the world as a young man, to find a place far enough away where people could live in peace and freedom, without the unjust laws and rules of state, cross or crown!

But alas that dream was not to be, for Boom never returned from the mountain and was never seen again! His friends searched the ravines and mountains but to no avail, as days turned into weeks, and weeks into months. Until finally just before the annual fair the citizens were called to the town centre. Dignitaries made speeches, wringing their hands and sniffing back fake tears, even the Kaptin begrudgingly paid tribute to his memory. They vowed solemnly that Boomtown would live on forever in the glory of his name, alas this promise was as hollow as the rest that would follow.

The Story

  1. Chapter 11 (2019)

    A Radical City

    And so the world was changed forever, and yet still hauntingly familiar! The mighty Bang Hai Corporation was toppled in the end by its own Machine that could not be stopped! The long lost forgotten son of the City returned to expose the truth behind all the wrongs that had been done, many in his own name…. Nicholas Boom! 

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  2. Chapter 10 (2018)

    The Machine Cannot Be Stopped

    Chapter Ten of the Boomtown chronicles finds a world changed far from the dream of Nickolas Boom, a grand city where once only a small village stood, a world of bright lights and dizzying heights, where distraction is the main attraction and the people are divided by the passage of time... 

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  3. Chapter 9 (2017)

    Behind The Mask

    The power of the people had toppled Jose's regime! The mysterious Masked Man and his follower's occupation of Sector 6 had inspired an act of mass civil disobedience that saw the central administration lose its grip on the citizens of Boomtown! The gates of power were thrown open and the palaces of the rich torn down brick by brick...

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  4. Chapter 8 (2016)

    The Revolution Starts Now

    As the divide between rich and poor has become ever greater, discontent and unrest have spread throughout the barrios and districts of Boomtown...

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  5. Chapter 7 (2015)

    The Palace Has Risen

    Comrade Jose had emerged seemingly stronger and more determined than ever, of course, no one knew of her torment and suffering at the hands of the Sheriff...

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  6. Chapter 6 (2014)

    The Loopholes of Time

    He would then negotiate the use of advanced alien technology from his extraterrestrial masters to control and manipulate first their glorious new leader Comrade Jose and then the citizens themselves.

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  7. Chapter 5 (2013)

    Declaration of Democracy

    The once peaceful township was now a sprawling metropolis! The Mayor struggled to contain and control the new barrios and districts that erupted seemingly at random around the city.

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  8. Chapter 4 (2012)

    An Alien Presence

    Chapter Four: An Alien Presence -

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  9. Chapter 3 (2011)

    The Disappearance of Boom

    Boomtown expanded its borders and the Fair became even bigger and brighter than before! New districts and attractions brought more visitors, and the brightest stars of the age to perform for them.

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  10. Chapter 1 (2009)

    Boomtown Begins

    Our story begins with our intrepid explorer Nickolas Boom discovering Gold in them thar hills and founding a small township and port that would in years to come be named after him and known to all the world as Boomtown, site of the now legendary Boomtown Fair.

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  11. Chapter 2 (2010)

    External Forces

    With the popularity of the Fair came more visitors each year, and with them more attention from the distant realm who claimed to govern these lands from afar.

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