Rare Species is an apocalyptic sci-fi thriller set in the near future of 2040. The unchecked advances of technology have resulted in the creation of Shiva, the first evolving cyborg, and two earlier twin prototypes known as Dee and Dum. Shiva and the twins intend to design a new planet that does not require humans. This terraforming of the natural world is joined with their genetic tampering of animal and plant life. Chaos and conflict arise in a variety of settings. Nations are dissolved, and survivors are left to cope with the very real threat of extinction. The elites of the earth have fled to the space stations of High Wire far above the planet. They are determined to begin a final exodus to deep space and have turned their backs on humanity. A cult of Highwaymen takes to the roads and byways to oppose Shiva and High Wire. Earth and near space have become battlegrounds with no quarter given.
Rare Species (Tilted Earth: Book 1) is the first of a three-book series that reads like a non-stop race to the finish line of resolution. Artificial intelligence, unlimited wealth and power, and the resistance of ordinary humans clash in a life and death struggle. The outcome of this titanic struggle shall decide humanity's fate. Will mankind endure in a tilted world of AI inspired chaos or become the last of a rare species?