A clandestine meet occurs in the Echelons under cover of darkness where Top Secret intel on the stock market changes hands. The insider tip gets the gothic hacker Jester engaged in a high tech game. Parliament votes to lower harsh stock market regulations fueling the Corporation’s bottom line, a payoff from ministers who were propped up by illegal corporate campaign donations. Ordered by Jester, the teenage hacker Rom infiltrates the largest high volume brokerage house causing wild gyrations in trading. When Jester triggers an insidious stock market payload all hell breaks loose threatening the pristine City. Will Zoon, the leader of the Triumvirate, get roped into the fray? Can Raven, the government hacker, put the cryptic clues together before the market crashes? Find out in grydscaen:dark. Whose side are you on?
Natsuya Uesugi is a systems analyst, a manga artist and a writer. With an MBA in International Management and a minor in Japanese, Natsuya insists on showcasing diversity in his writing. He studied animation in art school and has published three manga. He is author of the cyberpunk grydscaen series, the fantasy trilogy The Seer of Grace and Fire, and the yaoi novels and manga graphic noiz. He enjoys skydiving, cosplay, anime, and writing poetry.