Enter the Superverse

Citadel 7

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Commander Bloch - He is born out of darkness and now stands in the light. Even the Gods fear what he might do.

Commander Bloch - He is born out of darkness and now stands in the light. Even the Gods fear what he might do.

Farron -  She is from another dimension, find out her intentions in the stories.

Farron - She is from another dimension, find out her intentions in the stories.

Thorr -  Uncover his secret past in- A coming Storm. Stand alongside him for superverse survival.

Thorr - Uncover his secret past in- A coming Storm. Stand alongside him for superverse survival.

Herrex -  He was to be erased, forgotten for all time. They failed, he's more dangerous than ever!

Herrex - He was to be erased, forgotten for all time. They failed, he's more dangerous than ever!

Starlin -  He once controlled superverse Karma. Now he is evils right hand.

Starlin - He once controlled superverse Karma. Now he is evils right hand.

Uniss

Uniss - He is a champion with a shadowy past, what is he hiding?

Evercycle Three -  She is powerful beyond mortal understanding. She is also stark raving mad.

Evercycle Three - She is powerful beyond mortal understanding. She is also stark raving mad.

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Farron Bach - Honan Lord

Farron Bach Citadel 7 Sci-fi Book Series Character

Digital art painting, character development and concept art of Farron Bach by artist Ralph Hawke Manis of Infinitee Designs. Farron Bach is a major character in the Cygnus multi award winning science fiction book series "Citadel 7" by Yuan Jur. Painted with standard brushes in Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom pen and tablet.

Farron Bach

  • Race: Honan Lord (Spirit Sider immortal/ restricted)
  • Home world: Honan Nexus
  • Gender: Female
  • Height /form: Humanoid Morphic
  • Natural move/speed: Classified
  • Weight: classified
  • Position: Adjutant to Evercycle Zero, Leader of the scarzen Brasheer special forces, Former Abbess of the Fortress of Bach, Governor of the Triporian Alliance M system Galaxies.
  • Allegiance: House of Zero
  • Weapons: Weak force & gravity manipulation
  • Special Skill Set: Honan empathic skill, Leadership.
Thorr - Scarzen Sentinel

Thorr - Scarzen Sentinel Citadel 7 Sci-fi Book Series Character

Digital painting, character development and concept art of Thorr by artist Ralph Hawke Manis of Infinitee Designs. The Scarzen Sentinel Thorr is a major character in the Cygnus award winning science fiction book series "Citadel 7" by Yuan Jur. Painted with standard brushes in Adobe Photoshop with a Wacom pen and tablet.

Thorr of Scarza

  • Race: Scarzen/sentinel
  • Home world: Tora
  • Gender: Trans-mutant male/female
  • Height: 9' 8"
  • Weight: 378 lbs.
  • Designation: Weapons specialist aboard JEM1 Hyperion
  • Weapon: End's of Peirce - Scarzen forearm bucklers plus pacifier extrusion.
  • Walk Run speed: W/ 3mph R/ 45 mph
  • Function: Front line shock soldier.

Likes:

  • Earth music, preferably a different genre played in each at the same time.
  • Scarzen Kambaa Jerky and fierce combat.
  • Studying other cultures.
  • Dependable friendships.
  • Jenaoin Technology.

Dislikes:

  • Being bored
  • Disloyalty within clan, cowards and any lacking in honor in battle.
  • Deal breakers.
  • Friends you can't depend on.
  • Those who do not live by their word.
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Commander Bloch

Commander Block Citadel 7 Sci-fi Book Series Character

Digital art painting, character development and concept art of Commander Bloch by artist Ralph Hawke Manis of Infinitee Designs. Commander Block is the main character in the Cygnus multi award winning science fiction book series "Citadel 7" by Yuan Jur. Painted with standard brushes in Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom pen and tablet.

Commander Bloch

  • Race: Human Plus
  • Home world: Earth
  • Gender: Male
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 165 lbs
  • Walk run speed: W/ 2.5mph R/ 18 mph
  • Designation: Profiler& Warden of superverse Space Time continuum. Captain JEM 1 Hyperion.
  • Weapons: Scarzen pugilism, the Medusa whip. One weapon classified beyond top secret.
  • Function: Warden Profiler protector of the superverse time space continuum.

Likes

  • Learning about new cultures, integrity and honorable treatment for all species, spirit sider or solid.
  • Family.
  • Ensuring the superverse is free for all to evolve in their natural course.
  • Seeing superverse criminals brought to justice.
  • Ann Mac's company.

Dislikes

  • Injustice to any individual or race.
  • Inablility to travel the intercosmos to do his duty.
  • Unfair fights.
  • Scarzen kambaa jerky.
  • Being falsely accused of anything.
  • Evil in all it's forms.
Uniss - Lesser God

Uniss - Lesser God - Citadel 7 Sci-fi Book Series Character

Digital art painting, character development and concept art of Uniss by artist Ralph Hawke Manis of Infinitee Designs. Uniss is a major character in the Cygnus multi award winning science fiction book series "Citadel 7" by Yuan Jur. Painted with standard brushes in Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom pen and tablet.

Uniss aka Unity

  • Race: Honan Lord (Spirit Sider immortal/ restricted)
  • Home world: Honan Nexus
  • Gender: Male
  • Height /form: Humanoid Morphic 6ft 2 inches
  • Natural move/speed: walk/run average self-variable
  • Weight: N/A
  • Position: Profiler Continuum Warden
  • Allegiance: House of Zero
  • Weapons: Realm of Light God cutter blade
  • Special Skill Set: Lesser God Strategic small unit combat
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Commander Bloch

Commander Block Citadel 7 Sci-fi Book Series Character

Digital art painting, character development and concept art of Commander Bloch by artist Ralph Hawke Manis of Infinitee Designs. Commander Block is the main character in the Cygnus multi award winning science fiction book series "Citadel 7" by Yuan Jur. Painted with standard brushes in Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom pen and tablet.

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Reviews

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War And Lies: Book II Of The Citadel 7 Saga

War And Lies: Book II Of The Citadel 7 Saga
by Yuan Jur
Promontory Press

Reviewed by John E. Roper

 

"In his delirium, he tripped on something quite obscure and fell face down upon the ground in a sprawl, then felt the giant hand descend, grab him by the torso, and snatch him up."

Imagine if the universe that our scientists tell us about was itself a mere quadrant in an impossibly vast realm of existence known as the Superverse. In Jur's highly complex Superverse, countless mortal and ethereal races dwell and occasionally overlap with each other. Ruling it all are the Evercycles, beings of unfathomable power that are higher than the gods and lesser gods. This is the extensive sandbox that the author has chosen to build his ambitious Citadel 7 series in and one in which everything, even history and memory, are subject to change.

 

Read more at: The US Review of Books

 

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Hi. Thanks so much for letting me read this. It was a blast. Here are my thoughts:

When a writer can create another world in your head within five pages, you know he's got it. When the same writer can pull you into the story and make you feel like you're participating, well, I don't actually know what to call that.

Except entertaining as hell.

With a clever trick and skilled writing, Yuan Jur grabs us from line one and eases us into the Superverse, a complex universe of cosmic power, unseen forces and, yes, bureaucracy. Frankly, I felt like I was a character in a Douglas Adams tale for the first two chapters. In a good way!

But it's not just about world-building here. Understanding the Superverse is important, but Jur has a good story to tell, too. It follows Uniss, Dogg and Ben on a trip that, at first, leaves an impression like the magic of childhood. Uniss and Dogg are on Earth to investigate a reset of the space time continuum. They stumble on the young Ben Blochentackle and find their new partner.

Reading Enemy of Existence is a brain-bending adventure that introduces rich characters and action wrapped up in snappy dialogue and some serious wordcrafting. The story can be heartbreaking, exciting, and poignant. The fact that the core of EoE speaks to our nature and our place in the universe just shows the author's sophistication. Jur has a lot to say. He says it well. You should listen.

 

Ben Zackheim - Author of the Camolot Kids series

 

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Citadel 7: Earth's Secret has earned its place on my bookshelf. I have read too many fantasy novels that have left me underwhelmed: clichéd characters, two-dimensional worlds, linear plotting. It always frustrates me, and I never keep the book. Citadel 7 is different. The characters are unique and diverse, and have complex personalities and agendas. The multifarious races are far from conventional, while remaining consistent and sensible And the fantasy world that houses them all is rich, with the plot taking you far and wide – while hinting at so much more. This depth across all elements of the book means I'll leave Citadel 7: Earth's Secret on my bookshelf ready for another reading. And I'll recommend others put it on their bookshelves too.

Matt Lamb

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I only occasionally read fantasy fiction, but thoroughly enjoyed the odyssey through Yuan Jur’s rich and vibrant worlds, populated with races and beings that are dizzyingly imagined, yet so richly detailed that they become familiar and natural to the reader. Citadel 7: Earth’s Secret’s particular strength is its enormous scope. Yuan Jur seamlessly weaves a rich tapestry of corporeal and ethereal beings, of great compassion and the deathly thrill of battle, of the deeply divine and the (at times hilariously) profane. Within a page, Yuan Jur provides his reader with both a serene, metaphysical panorama of the Universe he has created, as well as an earthly, humble and deeply personal connection with some of its chief protagonists. I strongly recommend reading Earth’s Secret, especially to fans of fantasy fiction.

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Vastly more original and intriguing than Game of Thrones, more mature and engaging than either Harry Potter or Star Wars, the Citadel 7 series is, I believe, destined to become the “next big thing”! After thoroughly enjoying Book 1 of Citadel 7's series: Earth’s Secret, I eagerly anticipated Book 2 Allies in Anarchy. Second in the foundation trilogy, AIA immersed me in its visceral world environments, again inviting me to continue sharing the journey with characters I had come to love. The scope of the Citadel 7 series is so vast I thought I was prepared for anything. Yet still I was both surprised and amazed at author Yuan Jur's ability to ramp the story to the next level. Allies in Anarchy quickly became a high octane ride through the flyways and byways of the imploding intercosmos. Intrigue and twists abound, loyalties shift resulting in bitter struggles. I found the characters' easy to identify with. Both old and new personalities instantly came to life as circumstance complicated their experiences. All the while pace just kept building and building as tension rose until I was ultimately left asking... Where in the Superverse is Book 3? As the plot unwinds on many levels simultaneously, even though the story is fiction, I start to look at my own life in a new light.

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If the worth of a book is to be judged by whether or not the reader can tear themselves away from it, then Citadel Seven by Yuan Jur rates right up there with the best page turners. The depth of the characters, the breadth of the settings, the pace of the story, the twists and turns that you don’t see coming, but when they arrive you “know” they could be no other way make this book something special. At the end you are left satisfied, yet wanting to know more. I can’t wait until the next book is finished! Susana Sabine MSS

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I am normally interested in Fantasy Sci Fi and so I read this book because it fell in this category. The story plot is original with many twists and turns to keep you guessing and wanting you to keep reading. It brings in exciting new concepts, themes and characters. The main characters were easy to identify with for different reasons and the read was not particularly hard. I would recommend it to anyone to read.

May Peters

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Being an avid fantasy reader for many years, I was surprised to find an author in Yuan Jur that could spark new interest in the genre for me. His engaging style, originality and depth in his universe, and strongly detailed plot and characters are a breath of fresh air in a genre (fantasy fiction) that at times has seemed increasingly stale in recent years. Yuan Jur allows the reader to fully delve into his Citadel Seven universe (and beyond), providing insights into profound concepts through an entertaining cast of characters, choices and locations. His writing style is light and full of humor, which is very amiable to my tastes (a couple of reasonable comparisons in terms of style and wit are well-known authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman). I highly recommend Yuan Jur’s Citadel Seven novels to any fan of fantasy/sci-fi and to any reader with an eye outside of their singular world experience. Daniel Lee