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Origins is a novel in the Earthfleet Extended Universe that is set in the past, and covers the origins of numerous races and individuals within the universe of Earthfleet. It will cover the rise of numerous characters from their humble origins, into the power houses seen throughout both The Earthfleet Saga and the extended universe. Some of those included in the book will be great names such as Mike Clayton, Phillip Augustus, Sarah, as well as races such as the Weavers, the Nyuisha, and many others. Their individual origin stories will give insight into these key and important players that are so pivotal to the Earthfleet universe.