Specimen G-13 is an episodic series based around the first Jinimaru Thomas encountered in his dreams. At present the story is divided into a trilogy of novels, with room for further expansion outside the usual Jinimaru Folklore stories.
Whilst the Folklore stories can be read by those aged 12 and up; Specimen G-13 is intended for more mature audiences as it contains advanced language that may be difficult for younger people to read, whilst also having increased levels of violence, foul language, abuse and narcotic use in each volume. For these reasons it is advised those under the age of 15 do not read this series.
Specimen G-13 (2020)
-It is recommended that you read Jinimaru Folklore Volume 1: Origins first.-
Not much is known about the strange experiments that take place in the Biological Weapons Research Institute located in Arizona, but one thing spawned from its depths is whispered through the network of scientists across the globe: Specimen G-13. A Jinimaru like no other, intelligence beyond what was deemed possible for a beast. He was a marvellous achievement and would have been the start of great things to come for modern medicine. However, perhaps he was made just a bit too smart.
G-13 escapes amid a relocation procedure and is on the run, armed with enough tricks, gadgets and knowledge to fool anyone he meets into believing he is Human. The worlds greatest hunters are no match for him, and the institute in charge for his recapture, JRACS, are pushed to their limits.
They turn to a common bounty hunter called Julien Hoskins; a man with no knowledge in dealing with Maru. Soon Julien wishes he hadn't taken the job, after he uncovers more than just the true origins of the beast he is hunting.
With G-13 able to blend in with Humans, how can Julien ever hope to find and stop him?
Specimen G-13: The Black Knight (Volume 2, 2021)
The alien world of Edris is reborn, now occupied by Jinimaru who once called Earth their home. Free from the tribal lives and fearful co-existing with Humans as minorities, the space-felines rightfully call Edris their own personal Heaven, however not everything is as it seems at first glance.
Edris' civilisation is divided by politics, brought about by the Jinimaru's introduction into the Galactic Federation of Alien Communities; the Federation of Jinimaru, a government and monarchy set up by the Galactic Federation, are teetering on the brink of war with the opposing government, set up by the natives, dubbed the Feles Union. Countless Federal members have been assassinated by a Feles Union operative known only as the Black Knight, and new arrivals Gakidou, Kalpa and Kate may have to take matters into their own hands to stop the Black Knight from turning Edris into their own personal Hell.
However, soon they will need to pick a side. Do they join the Federation and abide by laws dictated to them by the Galactic Community, or do they join the Feles Union and seek sovereignty?
Specimen G-13: Heart of the Feles (Volume 3, 2022)
The settlers of Grek'tal, a city occupied by scientists and residents of Edris, uncover dark truths about who really caused the ecosystem to collapse those many years ago; the natives, who once believed it was soley the fault of the Axion Empire hundreds of years ago, soon find out another Alien race may be responsible for directing the Axion to Edris in the first place. The Galactic Federation is flung into chaos; Edris seeking clarity over the true cause of the original Feles Extinction, and that the broken Axion Empire be duly punished for their crimes, has turned relations sour between multiple planetary neighbours. Once again the space-felines end up torn by ideologies, dividing families and even the two political systems over a single question: should the Axion be punished by the new Feles?
Kalpa and Gakidou are once again put into the hot-seat of the debate, however this time around the real reasoning behind Jonas original decision not to take Gakidou to Edris is laid bare for all to witness. While Kalpa believes it should be left to the Galactic Community to punish the Axion for their crimes, Gakidou thinks the punishment will not be severe enough and that the entire Axion species should be eradicated, and that he has the knowledge and skills to make that happen.
Can Kalpa sway Gakidou's mind from the hate, or will Jonas' predictions become a reality?
Guides are provided for those who wish to enrich their reading experiences further, or who would like to learn more about the Feles, Jinimaru and other creatures found in the Specimen G-13 or Jinimaru Folklore stories for their own projects. Guides are considered factual reading, and are only recommended to those who enjoy that style of writing and take longer to produce than other books. They can also end up going through multiple revisions as I learn more about the world in my dreams, and as the new information refines and/or changes existing information.
Guides contain all information in one book, whether it touches the basics or goes into complete detail depends on if the volume is intended for Beginners or for Veterans.
A Beginners Guide to Jinimaru (2018) (Colour and Black & White) - Available in Print (Colour) (B&W) and EPUB
This book is a Guide about Jinimaru, and is intended for Beginners. Serving as an appendices and guide to understanding the long evolutionary history of the Jinimaru, accompanied by illustrations/descriptions of their anatomy and way of life. An entire species biology, history and culture is all in this book, accompanied by more detailed information on each of the cultural characters within the other stories. This book contains the basics; more detailed information is provided in the Light Edition of the relevant subject matter.
Available in Full Colour (Recommended), or Black & White. EPUB is in full-colour unless viewed on ink-based E-readers.
The Edris Compendium (TBC - 2020) - Print and EPUB
This book is a guide about the entire new Feles Civilisation and Edris Ecosystem, it is intended for beginners. Based around the Feles home-world of Edris, the Compendium is choc-full of artwork drawn by explorers of the various flora, fauna and alien scenery ranging from modern architecture to the ruins of the past Feles Civilisation. Notes, illustrations and helpful information for the aspiring Alien tourist or newly re-homed Human or Jinimaru can be found in the Edris Compendium, to help ensure both they and the alien world they visit remain safe and happy.
Future guides are revisions of the originals, dubbed Jinimaru for Veterans and The Edris Compendium: Cosplay Edition, intended for those who want a more detailed and text-heavy book. The Veterans Editions do not require the reader to have knowledge from the Beginners Editions as it includes the information from the beginners guides, though they can be a bit on the daunting side with their longer subject coverage and advanced terminology. As such Beginners Editions are intended for those who want to learn more about these feline worlds but in more manageable bite-sized chunks. Books labelled as Cosplay Editions are identical to the Beginners Edition only with a cover or size that is better suited to be used as part of a costume, as these guidebooks also exist in the Jinimaru world.