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A new book from Grayson Taylor, coming soon.

Catalyst of Control is the prequel to the Fallen Nation Trilogy, beginning 88 years before the start of Fallen Nation. The world is a vastly different place, but the seeds of the future are planted. Seeds of resistance, and seeds of an empire that will rise from the ashes of a fallen world.

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The world is breaking. And only the powerful will survive the chaos.

Or so Kyrus Varden thinks. As a young man climbing up the hierarchy in the middle of global economic and governmental collapse, he faces an increasingly dangerous world with nothing more than his intelligence, cunning, and slowly rising power as his defense. Nations have fallen, infrastructures have been destroyed, and overpopulation, disease, war, and rising waters bring humanity to the breaking point.

Above all else, Kyrus desires control over his own life. But he is haunted by trauma, and a condition that could stand in his way to gaining control.


And with every step up in power comes greater danger. No one is safe from death. What began as a journey to power becomes a struggle for the control of fate, and of humanity itself.

The world will never be the same again.

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Catalyst of Control is both a prequel to the Fallen Nation Trilogy and a standalone book. Even if you haven't read the trilogy, Catalyst of Control is a new, unique story in its own right, which you can read before or after the trilogy. Unless you mind spoilers.