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About BrandG

Brand Gamblin was born in San Antonio in 1973. He spent most of his youth in Texas, earning a bachelors degree in Computer Science from Texas Tech University. Following college, he achieved his boyhood dream of working as a video game programmer. For the next decade, he published games for such companies as Microprose, Acclaim, and Firaxis. In his spare time, Brand created the YouTube video cult classic, "Calls For Cthulhu", which has thousands of followers worldwide, and has been nominated for several film awards. Brand's first book, Tumbler, was released as a podiobook in 2009, and then was self-published in 2010. His second book was a steampunk retelling of George Orwell's 1984. It was finished in 2010, and is still in production. In 2011, Brand published "The Hidden Institute", a futuristic story of regentrification. It has been called "Oliver Twist meets My Fair Lady, with a death penalty."

Tumbler

Libby Carter wanted to get away from it all, so she took a job mining asteroids as far out into the inky blackness as possible. However, her escape turned into a trap, leaving her stuck in indentured servitude, living on a tiny rock in space. As she tries to dig herself out, she gains friends and finds adventure. Cave-in rescues, planetary collisions, and other mishaps keep her new family fighting to stay alive.

The Hidden Institute