System Doors

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The Future

Carlos Torres

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Christopher Atkins was born in 1973, in the outskirts of Atlanta, in the southeast of the US. Although he is a brilliant systems programmer, at the age of 39 he still feels like a failure condemned to live as a prisoner after being disrespected, humiliated and fired by his boss Massararu who wasted no time in dismissing him in front of the young and enthusiastic crowd of recent graduates of the Georgia State University. His life spiraled into destruction after turning into an alcoholic due to his never ending depression. Without any perspective of a better future, Christopher comes to a crossroad in his life, at a time of great financial difficulty where he makes drastic decisions that alters the course of his life. Throughout this excruciating and challenging phase, he loses control and after losing his temper, a violent argument with his wife Marie and eight year old son, Richard, spins out of control. Christopher had always been a highly intelligent man, but throughout all the tests and losses he could no longer endure the pressure and turns to addiction, selfishness, and pride. Clearly exhausted and weakened, Christopher meets Simon, a childhood friend, an enigmatic and mysterious man who shows him the right path to reach his biggest objective. Christopher carries such deep scars and childhood trauma which ends up transforming all his past frustrations into an uncontrollable obsession: to become the biggest systems programmer of the United States and the richest man on the face of this Earth. However, he never imagined that his choice would not only change his own life, but the life of his family and the entire world for that matter. Doors is an intriguing story that will make the reader think about the real purpose of life, about the real value of the words love and family in order to understand the technological advances that are invading humanity in the current days. Doors, is the name of the new operational system, which will change the entire world, from family units to world governments. A system so powerful with multidimensional doors that will replace the current system, known as the bidimensional windows. Doors is a "Science fiction journey", full of mystic teachings, shamans and the occult. With the strong presence of Una Kamali, a Cherokee Shaman, Christopher has the possibility of discovering who he really is and what his purpose is in this lifetime. Yet, to reach this revelation and discover who he really is, he will have to face the greatest trials and tribulations of his life through time travel, the traps set forth by technology and the Shamanic rituals of initiation. Through a simple and involving language, the author weaves the impressive story of the character of Christopher Atkins in complex and divergent themes that encompass the future of humanity as mankind has reached the threshold of merging technology and spirituality.


Apocalyptic, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Young Adult,

Short Summary

A traumatized and depressed programmer wants to become the richest man on Earth after creating a system that can open multiple realities with the implantation of chips in humans' brains by 2030. A reflection on technological advances and the inevitable junction between science and spirituality.


Atlanta, Athens - Georgia

Based on a True Story


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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions,Grateful, Family, Overcoming, Aweking

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Main Character Details

Name: Christofer Atkins

Age: 39

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Leader, Manipulative, Complex, Decisive, Greedy, Heartthrob, Heroic, Insecure, Naive, Perseverance, Sophisticated, Masculine, Romantic, Visionary, Aggressive, Narcissistic, Criminal, Faithful, Villainous

Additional Character Details

Name: Una Kamali

Age: 66

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Visionary, Modest, Obedient, Complex, Confident, Decisive, Educated, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Skillful, Flexible, Funny, Heartthrob, Masculine, Perseverance, Religious

Additional Character Details

Name: Marie

Age: 27

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Visionary, Flexible, Naive, Secretive, Seductive, Sexy, Selfless, Strong Moral Code, Beautiful, Decisive, Heroic, Outspoken, Romantic, Confident, Empathetic, Perseverance, Charming, Gracious, Heartthrob, Insecure, Modest

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Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Chiado Publisher

Year Published: 2016

Hard Copy Available



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