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Primitive War – Read a Chapter From This New Novel by Jurassic Fan Ethan Pettus!

I like to make a habit of posting about fan made projects and highlighting the creative talent that stems from Jurassic fans. It’s funny how, over the years, I’ve befriended many like-minded people who – aside from their love for Jurassic Park – are filmmakers, writers, creatives in their own right.

With that said, I wanted to write about Primitive War – a new novel by Ethan Pettus. Clearly inspired by Jurassic and his love for dinosaurs, Primitive War is the story of a search and rescue team known as Vulture Squad, who are sent into an isolated jungle valley to uncover the fate of a missing platoon. As they hunt through the primordial depths of the valley, they discover horrors that not only threaten to unravel their minds, but to end their lives as well.

The cover art alone is beautiful, and while the old saying states that you should never judge a book by its cover, I certainly did when I saw this one. How very Trespasser!

The artwork and concept art from the novel that Ethan shared with me show what an action packed and terrifying adventure it will be. And for those feathered dinosaur fans, this is right up your alley!

The art is beautiful and the story sounds great – but how about the writing? Check out an exclusive chapter below! Trust me, it’s pretty damn thrilling:

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Primitive War will be released within the next couple of months and will be available to purchase on Amazon. Be sure to check out the Facebook page here so you can follow updates on the novel, and let Ethan know what you thought of the above chapter by commenting below!

UPDATE: Ethan has shared with us a new piece of concept art and another chapter from the novel for you to read!

Check out the chapter below!

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UPDATE: Primitive War is now available on paperback and Kindle through Amazon!

A search and rescue team known as Vulture Squad is sent to an isolated jungle valley to uncover the fate of a missing Green Beret platoon. As they hunt through the primordial depths of the valley, they discover ancient horrors that not only threaten to unravel their minds, but to end their lives as well. When the casualties mount, the men of Vulture Squad must abandon their human nature and give in to their savage instincts in order to survive…the Primitive War.

Will you be purchasing this fan-written dinosaur novel? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

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8 thoughts on “Primitive War – Read a Chapter From This New Novel by Jurassic Fan Ethan Pettus!

  1. Now this seems like a promising story! As a former member of Jurassic Park Legacy, I do recall a subforum dedicated to what was the ground plans for the book. I’ve gotta get it. 😀

  2. I LOVE this! And so sweet of you guys to do a post like this for fans. I hope to see more fan shout-outs like this. Maybe fan shout-out of the week, every week? Keeps the fans part of the news, and I am sure there will be more and more fan-made stuff with the growing fanbase and films.

  3. It’s a good read, from what I’ve scene. Quick nitpick on nomenclature, however: it should be T. rex, not T. Rex. Only the genus name is capitalized.

  4. Charles Lee, your comment was a good read from what I’ve seen. Quick nitpick though. Seen should not be spelled as scene. Cringe.

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