ABOUT Michael Gilwood

Michael Gilwood
My writing career began at the age of nine writing children’s columns in the local Kentish newspaper. At seventeen, I started to write short stories and poems. After reading hundreds of books, I always blamed my nearness to writing thanks to the overly imaginative works of Verne, not bec More...



When two-hundred year old human remains are found on one of Neptune’s moons, Earth’s history falls into chaos. The momentous discovery points planet earth towards a solar system a thousand light years away.  


Twenty years later, Captain Philip Wakefield and his team onboard the starship Excelsior, reach the solar system of Mintaka and continue the investigation but they are not the only thing evolving in the galaxy. Something frightening has them in its sights. Their discovery of the very cradle of humankind becomes a struggle for interstellar survival.