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Forgotten Evil

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An intergalactic fight for freedom that unveils the secrets of the past.

Raith is just a simple farmer living on a poor planet located in the Outer Rim. He knows his approximate age, thirty-five years old. He also knows he has two adopted parents that love him and a woman named Amorina who he loves with all his heart. But that’s where his knowledge ends.


Two years ago, something happened to Raith that completely wiped his mind clean, leaving his head an empty slate. The only connection to who he was before is a dark voice that speaks to him out of the depths of his mind. It isn’t until a Soul Harvest claims the love of his life that Raith is forced to face the darkness within and fight for the person he has become. When a mind is torn between light and darkness, which one will prevail?


I thoroughly enjoyed reading Forgotten Evil. It was a fast-paced story full of intergalactic adventure that kept me interested from the first page to the last. There was just the right amount of humor to break up the seriousness of the fighting and action packed scenes that allowed the story to flow smoothly. 


As a fan of Marvel Comics, I couldn’t help being reminded of Venom as I listened to the banter between Raith and the dark voice inside his head. While the darkness couldn’t turn him into an alien capable of biting people’s heads off, it could occasionally possess his body and kept things interesting as Raith struggled to maintain control of his mind.


Towards the end of the story, Raith is faced with a difficult decision that puts the lives and minds of whole planets of people into his hands. Without giving anything away, I will just say I have conflicted feelings about how he handled it. I felt like there had to be a third option rather than the two that were presented to him, and perhaps if Raith had been a stronger character he could have found an alternate solution.


I would recommend Forgotten Evil to anyone who’s searching for a quick read, a sci-fi adventure, or a story whose main character is conflicted with demons from their past.

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Meredith is a Clinical Laboratory Scientist by day and bookaholic by night. When she's not working or reading, you can find her chasing her German Shepherd puppy around, trying crafts she finds on Pinterest, and writing reviews and short stories.

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About the author

Quill Holland has previously published two short stories, and has now published his first novella! Growing up, he could always be found reading a book, developing an unstoppable imagination! When he’s not creating worlds, he likes to illustrate, take photos & explore New Zealand with his partner. view profile

Published on August 23, 2022

Published by ScorPress Publishing

40000 words

Contains graphic explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Science Fiction

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