*But You Can Mess With its Head
by Ira Nayman
Being the second novel to attempt to document the trials and tribulations of the
It’s just another day in the Transdimensional Authority, with teams of investigators doing what they do best (well, after breakdancing) – investigating. Bob Blunt is en route through a Dimensional Portal™ to Earth prime 4-7-5-0-0-7 dash iota to investigate cars exhibiting most uncarlike behaviours – ribbit! (Breaking all of the Transdimensional Authority rules…number 127, he is without his partner, ‘Breakfront’ Balboa, who is on leave after an unfortunate incident with the Vulvar Ambassador to Earth Prime and a staple gun). Beau Beaumont and Biff Buckley have already arrived on Earth Prime 5-9-2-7-7-1 dash theta to find themselves surrounded by machines whose only intention is to serve human masters – even if it kills them! Recently recruited TA investigator Noomi Rapier, with her partner ‘Crash’ Chumley, is on Earth Prime 6-4-7-5-0-6 dash theta where all matter at all levels of organisation (from sub-atomic particles to the universe itself) has become conscious. Meanwhile Barack Bowens and Blabber Begbie, taking the Dimensional DeLorean™ to Earth prime 4-6-3-0-2-9 dash omicron, face multiple apocalypses (already in progress), and Bertrand Blailock and Bao Bai-Leung are having trouble travelling to their intended destination: the home of the digital gods.
At first, they all appear to be looking for unauthorised and probably counterfeit Home Universe Generator™s, but could what’s really happening be more sinister? (Yes. Yes, it could. We wouldn’t want to leave you in suspense…)
The second book in Ira Nayman’s Transdimensional Authority series, You Can’t Kill the Multiverse (But You Can Mess With its Head) follows on from Welcome to the Multiverse (Sorry for the Inconvenience). Ira gives us another insight into the world of the Transdimensional Authority and its investigators. New recruit Noomi turns up in other universes once more. We meet some favourite characters again (both lifeforms and non-lifeforms) along with some new ones as we follow a series of investigations in various Alternate Realities.
You Can’t Kill the Multiverse (But You Can Mess With its Head), was published in a digital edition on 10th January 2014 and in paperback on 19th April 2014.
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