Book Description: EARTH 2717: THE 3RD GOLDEN AGEBuilding a better tomorrow todayâ€¦The planet we call home slowly dies beneath us.Most humans now live in teeming surface â€śTerrarium Cities,â€ť off world colonies or orbiting space stations. All of earthâ€™s resources have been depleted.All corporations, nations and technologies have merged into THE CONGLOMERATE, whose Enforcer Battalions now conquer whole planets to feed its shareholdersâ€™ insatiable appetites.THE CONGLOMERATE,Â which began with the spirit of the best mankind had to offer, saved humanity from itself by taking us to the stars and has become the most ruthless profit machine to ever exist.Never use a robot when a human will doâ€¦Dishonorably discharged from the Conglomerateâ€™s elite Enforcer Corps, Jon is doing a job too lowly for a robot. He leaps at the chance to go on a peaceful, first contact mission to an untainted world. Playing armed babysitter to Samantha, the daughter of a powerful Conglomerate executive, shouldnâ€™t be too hard.What could go wrong?Everythingâ€¦For Jon, itâ€™s a relief to get away â€“ on an easy assignment protecting a couple of do-gooders visiting a peaceful new planet. For Samantha, itâ€™s a mission to change the world. For Jasson, itâ€™s a chance to put his theories to the test.Being marooned on Anomaly where technology doesnâ€™t work, the terrain is lethal and the creatures even more so, Jon quickly learns heâ€™s not the man he once was. Dark secrets surround the various species that call this world home. Jonâ€™s actions here have the potential to ripple across the void of space, and touch everything in itâ€¦ Maybe even the Conglomerateâ€¦But when Anomaly sprouts synthetics-eating viruses, flesh-eating mutants and deadly magic, it becomes a race against which form of death will come first. Who will survive? Who will return?Join us on an adventure that reclaims our humanity and saves a world!Bonus: includes Anomaly UAR that integrates the print and virtual experience like never before.