While normally I wouldn’t think a place to celebrate video games and questionable decision-making in most avenues of life would be the place to peddle literature, I think the GB community would want – nay, NEED – to know about this.
You have the opportunity to immortalize one of our Giant Bomb’s own as the namesake for a brain-stealing, human-trafficking, blackmailing and all-around villainous character in a new sci-fi novel.
I’m writing a book, and right now it’s up for crowdfunding on Inkshares, a crowdfund-based publisher, who is currently partnered with Sword & Laser to build a collection of sci-fi/fantasy novels.
The pitch: a 14-year-old girl navigates black market antiquities dealers, moonshiners and stir-crazy astronauts to buy a trip to the moon to find a lost outpost. The cost of her ticket to space? Albert Einstein’s preserved brain.
But most relevant to this particular community? The main villain’s name is Gerstmann.
Not that I think Jeff steals brains or tries to send tweens on suicidal missions to steal lost technology, but it’s a hell of a last name. You can really chew on it.
If that story sounds like something you could jam on, click the link, or if you’re feeling super generous, a share on the social media of your choice would be awesome.