Author of the Vaskania Prime series

Benjamin Kamphaus is a keytarist and semicolon apologist living in the Front Range of Colorado. He has collected and discarded many exotic careers, among them: archaeologist, Earth scientist, and space industry software engineer. He produces electronic music—including soundtracks to accompany the Vaskania Prime books—as PatternShift.

Rites of the Renouncer

Three decades ago, Viktor Goto left his home planet, Vaskania Prime, for remote orbit on Oneiri Station. With AI assistance he altered his body chemistry, using a mix of synthetic hormones and neurotransmitters. He spent his time training, learning to extend his REM sleep by several hours and project new powers into the Dream World. Now he’s back on Vaskania Prime to dream again and find out what happened to his childhood friend, Owen.

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ A fantastic book, fulfilling that other-worldly wanderlust we all harbor at our cores. This world begs to be explored and to be revisited over and over.
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Wake of the Wanderer

The Renouncers of Oneiri Station have dedicated their lives to exploring the Dream World. On a routine excursion, two Renouncers discover a clue left behind by the founder of their order—one that promises to upend their understanding of the planet’s history and the Dream World’s origins. As they race to unravel the Dream World’s secrets, the ancient powers that have been waiting inside it are beginning to stir.

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ ... considered and intelligent, with faultless science ...
⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ ... an intense science fiction/thriller mystery that never lets up.
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