Main Fiction: “Ghost in the Machine” by Ralph Roberts
Marcus Teague sat hunched over in the cramped confines of the 16 GB USB thumb drive. The muscles of his mighty arms rippled as he cleaned his wizard’s sword, running the polishing spell up and down the blade with precision.
Ralph Roberts is a decorated Vietnam Veteran and worked with NASA during the Apollo moon program. He built his first personal computer in 1976 and has been writing about them and on them since his first published article “Down with Typewriters” in 1978. He has written over 100 books along with thousands of articles and short stories. His best sellers include the first U.S. book on computer viruses (which resulted in several appearances on national TV) and Classic Cooking with Coca-Cola®, a cookbook that has been in continuous print for the past 17 years and sold half a million copies. He is also a video producer with over 100 DVD titles now for sale nationally on places such as Amazon.com. He has also produced hundreds of hours of video for local TV in the Western North Carolina area and sold scripts to Hollywood producers. Recently, for Packt Publishing, Ralph wrote Celtx: Open Source Screenwriting Google App Inventor, Google Plus First Look and Yammer Starter. Ralph and his wife Pat live on a farm in the mountains of Western North Carolina with two horses.
Narrator: Dennis M. Lane