Ashalon by Rob Ussery
(The Chronicles)

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After manifesting powers that he never dreamed possible, a twelve year old boy discovers to his
shock that his real name is Ashalon, heir to ancient, extraterrestrial bloodline which, through him, has now reached its fruition.
Driven by excruciating loss and emotional trauma, he begins to use his abilities to
intervene during natural disasters, saving as many lives as he can. His selfless acts of heroism however bring him to the attention of forces that, for reasons which will soon become clear, seek his destruction.87,000 words
Cover Art by Neil Hutchison

About Rob Ussery

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J. D. Salinger was born in New York City on January 1, 1919. He attended Manhattan public schools, Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania, and three colleges, but received no degrees. He joined the U. S. Army in 1942 and fought in the D-Day invasion at Normandy as well as the Battle of the Bulge, but suffered a nervous breakdown and checked himself into an Army hospital in Germany in 1945. In December 1945, his short story I'm Crazy was published in Collier's. In 1947, his short story A Perfect Day for Bananafish was published in The New Yorker. Throughout his lifetime, he wrote more than 30 short stories and a handful of novellas, which were published in magazines and later collected in works such as Nine Stories, Franny and Zooey, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction. The Catcher in the Rye, published in 1951, was his only novel. His last published story, Hapworth 16, 1924, appeared in 1965. He spent the remainder of his years in seclusion and silence. He died of natural causes on January 27, 2010 at the age of 91.
Published January 17, 2013 by Gold Shield Books. 256 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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