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The Enemy Within

A project in Bensalem, PA by Mike DeAngelo

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A novel about superheroes in a fantasy setting, filled with intrigue, greed, war and magic.
Backers: 25
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $1,045 of $2,000
Dates: Mar 20th -> Apr 19th (30 days)
Project By: Mike DeAngelo
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Latest News

A Small Stumble, but the Journey Continues...

April 19th - via:
I am blown away by all the support that I have seen in response to this Kickstarter project. Despite all of the attention and well-wishes, some things are not meant to be. While The Enemy Within has not met its goal on Kickstarter, I would be a fool... (Read More)

The Final Stretch

April 18th - via:
Well ladies and gentlemen, it's getting to be that time.  In less than 48 hours, this Kickstarter project will be all wrapped up.  For better or worse, it has been quite the experience for me.  I learned a lot along the way, and I think I piqued... (Read More)

Plans, and the Third Excerpt

April 12th - via:
Good morning everyone, With only seven days left, I have to be ready for the project to go anywhere.  It could find success, and it might not.  As I've said in the video, in either case, the book will find release. It's just a matter of when. The... (Read More)

A New Week, A New Excerpt

April 8th - via:
We're well into the second half of this campaign's lifecycle, and we're just under half of the goal.  No matter what happens, I already consider this Kickstarter a success.  Even if it just appeals to one or two people that didn't know about the... (Read More)

The Enemy Within - Chapter One

April 3rd - via:
Hello everyone! I was very happy to share with you the opening moments of The Enemy Within, but you don't exactly get a good sense of the characters that you may have been accustomed with at that point.  The major players from The Bindings of Fate... (Read More)

Swag Update

April 1st - via:
One of the rewards that I wanted very badly to offer was some decent book-related swag.  Buttons, magnets, bookmarks... they all would have been a very nice bonus to people who wanted something extra that still maintained the spirit of the series.... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Launched for "the Enemy Within" Novel

April 1st - via:
The Enemy Within is a fantasy superhero crossover novel with a planned publication date of May 2013. The first draft is complete, exceeding an epic 700 pages. Mike has previously self-published The Bindings of Fate, and As Darkness Falls. The Enemy Within will be the final novel in the Child of the Stars trilogy, and it will also be self-published. (Read More)

Reward Change

March 30th - via:
Hello all! I hadn't really planned on bothering anyone on the weekend, but things have been kind of slow, and I didn't want to wait until Monday to let people know that the Pledge Rewards have changed ever so slightly. I've decided to scrap the... (Read More)

How the Heroes of Tellest get their Powers

March 28th - via:
The X-Men are the product of genetic mutation. Spiderman was bit by an irradiated spider. Daredevil got smacked in the face with some toxic goo. All of your favorite superheroes have their own origin story, and it typically goes into great detail... (Read More)

Another Darkness Rises

March 25th - via:
At this point, you can see excerpts from As Darkness Falls, as well as a whopping 15 chapters from The Bindings of Fate.  But this project isn't for those books - they've been out for almost two years. No, you're here for book three.  As such, I'm... (Read More)

Thank you to the Backers

March 25th - via:
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A Deeper Look

March 22nd - via:
I can go on and on about the story and the characters. However, when it comes down to it, The Enemy Within is a prose novel. What will definitely matter for some people is my writing expertise. To that end, I’d like to present you with a huge chunk... (Read More)

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