The Palace Has Risen

The Palace Has Risen

Chapter 7 (2015)

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, He had convinced her she was vulnerable and that for her own protection she needed to trust only him! She must show her enemies she was strong and show the world Boomtown was more than just a city, it was becoming a nation, her nation!

She set about a series of civic projects to reinforce her position, the most ambitious and glorious of which was the mighty Bang Hai Palace, a towering jewel that shone out over the decrepit barrios and industrial estates of Downtown. Built from the escalating taxes and profits extracted from the population Bang Hai served as much to alienate our glorious leader rather than endear her to the people.

At the climax of the annual fair, disaster struck, just as she was giving her farewell address to the thousands of visitors who had attended, masked rebels took over the lower sections of the building and hacked into media communications with a message of defiance and change, “the old ways are over, a new time is dawning, The Revolution Starts Now!”

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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