Blurb for Ascension
Attorney by day, gamer by night. After a heart-crushing rejection, Allan Young blows off his responsibilities and escapes reality into the virtual world Conquest until his HUD starts glitching out. He wakes up the next morning to find that his neurological implant has fried yet again, and he begrudgingly decides to go to the office before he gets fired.
Allan Young is a highly skilled lawyer who has mastered his craft, honing his skills to perfection, and he’s gambled his fate in a single, crucial securities contract. But when he unexpectedly meets his client one fateful morning, his entire world crashes down around him. Suddenly, Allan is the target of a brutal assassination attempt, and he finds himself caught up in a dangerous, unknown reality. Allan grapples with the shocking realization that supernatural forces are at work when his attacker transforms into a terrifying creature straight out of a nightmare, and it quickly becomes clear that something far more sinister is at play. Allan survives the attack and inherently levels up in real life, unlocking hidden powers and abilities he never knew he possessed. He finds himself embroiled in a treacherous game, where supernatural forces vie for control, and the stakes are higher than ever.
After getting knocked unconscious during the attack, he later awakens in a primitive prison of barbed wire and fencing. Allan realizes he has become a pawn in a larger game, with forces beyond his comprehension manipulating his fate. He determines that he must be inside the game CONQUEST and has entered a new level. His only ally is a mysterious vagrant who claims to have seen visions and prophecies about him who serves as a guide, offering valuable insights and guidance as he levels up and masters his newfound abilities.
As Allan delves deeper into this apparent spinoff of the game, he struggles to unravel the web of intrigue surrounding him. But will the hidden powers and talents he’s discovered be enough to overcome the forces aligned against him, or will he fall prey to the nightmarish creatures that now stalk his every move? He must use his wits, strategy, and cunning to stay ahead of the competition and survive in this high-stakes world.
Allan's journey of self-discovery and survival is a thrilling adventure, filled with epic battles, leveling up, and supernatural forces beyond comprehension. He must master his skills and embrace his destiny to emerge victorious in this ultimate game of life and death.