Flight of the Vajra

Seven against the universe.

A starship designer and a spiritual leader team up to save the galaxy from itself ... and to redeem each other.

At first they were only three. A brilliant starship designer, haunted by the death of his loved ones. A spiritual leader whose faith could transform mankind ... or destroy it. A precocious acrobat girl, looking for a new family of her own.

Then came others. An entertainer and playboy whose dissolute lifestyle conceals unexpected ambitions, courtesy of a lover who represents the galaxy's most powerful worlds. And a pair of detectives — one barely human, the other not at all – with orders to enlist all their help solving a crime that threatens civilization.

Together they formed the crew of the ever-evolving spacecraft Vajra. Seven against a universe where the boundaries between matter and mind have been torn down, where one can wield the power of billions ... and where humanity must choose between rebirth or annihilation.

"Nature likes those who give in to her but she loves those who do not"

Image: Hubble Space Telescope

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Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 8: The Soundtrack

The soundtrack for my space opera, 'Flight Of The Vajra', were it to have a soundtrack.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-05-20 12:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book — its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

With each book I write, there's almost always a soundtrack of some kind to go with it — music to match the mood and tempo of each scene. That said, I find I almost never listen to the music in question when writing or editing the scene in question, as I find that too distracting; there's other music I have specifically for the writing process.

Odds are you can find most, if not all, of these by way of your friendly neighborhood music streaming service.

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Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 7: The Themes

A discussion of the themes in 'Flight Of The Vajra', and how they are embodied there.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-05-19 12:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book — its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

Last time I posted in this series, I talked about the characters, major and supporting. This time around, I'll run down some of the major themes in the story as I saw them.

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Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 6: The Supporting Cast

A rundown of the supporting characters in 'Flight Of The Vajra', and the roles they play.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-04-25 12:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book — its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

In my previous installment in this series, I talked about the major players in the cast of Flight Of The Vajra. Now it's time to look at the supporting characters for the story.

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Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 5: The Characters

An introduction to the roster of characters for 'Flight Of The Vajra', starting with the leads. (Including character art!)

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-03-12 21:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book — its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

In my previous installment in this series, I talked about the general outlines of the story for Flight Of The Vajra, as dictated by its influences. Now it's time to look at the characters who populate the story.

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Infinimata Press: Projects: Give It Away Now, March 2021 Edition

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By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-03-12 12:00:00 No comments


Want to read one of my books for free, along with a bunch of others that might be interesting? Check out my currently running promotions through ProlificWorks:

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Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 4: The Story

How the diverse influences for 'Flight Of The Vajra' shaped its story.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-03-09 21:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book — its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

In my previous installment in this series, I talked about the major influences on Flight Of The Vajra. Here, I'm going to talk about the way those influences came together to form a story.

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Flight of the Vajra: Behind The Scenes With 'Flight Of The Vajra', Pt. 3: The Influences

How everything from 'Dune' and 'Tron: Legacy' to 'Cowboy Bebop' fed into 'Flight Of The Vajra'.

By Serdar Yegulalp on 2021-02-27 12:00:00 No comments


With the re-release of my novel Flight Of The Vajra, I'll be making a series of posts to serve as an extended introduction to the book — its origins, its influences, its themes, its setting and characters. Enjoy.

(See all entries in this series here.)

In the previous installments of this series, I talked about the many-years-long path Flight Of The Vajra took to congeal from several different ideas I had for it. Here, I'm going to talk about some of the other properties and influences that fed into it and shaped it.

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