When Dark Portals Open, Paragons Will Awaken. Israel and Erin are strangers who wake up in a dark sub-basement with no memory of how they got there. As they work together to escape, they encounter the mysterious Sentry Group and are thrust into a world of monsters, secret societies, and hidden history. As the answers to their questions come to light so too does the power hidden within their own DNA. A man cursed with a monstrous hunger. A woman who can bend space and time. As a cult devoted to the Dark Old Ones plots to unleash their hellish masters upon the planet, will Israel and Erin stand against the coming darkness or stand back and let humanity fend for itself? Awakened: Paragons Book One is a dark urban fantasy with a thriller twist. If you like real characters in unreal situations then you love C.Steven Manley's Paragons Trilogy. Get a copy now and find out what it means to be Awakened!