This wiki contains several Science Fiction stories set in a fictionalized version of the real world. Stories set in this wiki and the times they take place in follow:
- Secret of the Were-Virus (December 3 - 24, 2006)
- Secret of the Dark Island (December 24, 2006 - ???)
- Secret of the Arctic (2007)
Penmount, Michigan is a town located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula near the Porcupine Mountains. There is a nearby town called Albiville. The mayor of Penmount is Jack Ferguson.
Penmount is where the Harpers, McPherson, Shimmings, Chaleen Bright and Blake Jones live. The local newspaper is The Penmount Tribune and one of the local TV news stations is Channel 11 News, owned by the Channel 11 Corporation. Channel 11 News is anchored by Chaleen Bright, who has a large amount of creative control over the news broadcast on her show. The town also includes the Penmount High School as well as an airport.
The Porcupine Mountains is a national park located near Penmount on Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Fred Montgomery works and lives here.
The Cascade Mountains are located in western Washington, Oregon and Northern California. One of the main bases for the were-research is located here.
The Dark IslandEdit
- See The Dark Island
- 1965 - The Dark Island is the site of a nuclear experiment by the U.S. Military.
- 1977 - Chaleen Bright is born.
- 1988 - Brian Harper is born.
- 1989 - Audrey Harper is born.
- 1996 - A new virus is discovered in the Himalayan Mountains. Chinese scientists keep it frozen in special containers, but then a Russian scientist steals the virus in hopes of using it in chemical warfare. The Russian was captured by U.S. marines and the virus was taken to the United States, where it was studied extensively.
- 2003 - Martians in the guise of explorers come to the Dark Island and see the creatures' potential in their domination plans.
- 2005 - Mrs. Harper, the wife of Dr. James Harper and mother to Brian and Audrey, dies.
- December, 2006 - There is an out break of the virus found in the Himalayan Mountains, which has been reengineered to transfer desired genetic information from one host cell to another. The virus transfers genes from animal to animal and causes strange permutations in whoever is infected. The infected animals range across multiple species and people infected by the bite of any of them can within days turn into a were-creature, a monster that looks like a cross between the biting animal and the bitten person.
- December 3, 2006 - Dr. James Harper becomes the first person infected, turning into a vicious were-cat.
- December 4, 2006 - Dr. Harper is captured and undergoes a slow process to be turned human again.
- December 16, 2006 - Sgt. Henry Andrews is turned into a were-lizard when he is bitten by a gila monster in Death Valley.
- December 17, 2006 - Chaleen is discovered eavesdropping on a conversation about the were-virus, but is captured by the military before she can reveal the information to the public. She is later rescued from a sadistic warden, who also captures McPherson, by the Harpers and Ranger Montgomery.
- December 18, 2006 - General Stuart, Dr. and Mrs. Jennings, the Harpers, Fred Montgomery and John McPherson meet at the Pentagon.
- December 19, 2006 - Chaleen Bright reveals what she knows about the Were-Virus on the news. Chaleen, accompanied by several reporters, is turned into a were-bat in the Harpers' living room.
- December 20, 2006 - The footage of Chaleen turning into a were-bat is shown around the world, revealing the existence of the were-beasts to the general public. Dr. Deman Shimmings and a lynch mob storm the Harpers' house when they learn that Dr. Harper had been a were-cat.
- December 21, 2006 - Shortly after midnight, Dr. Deman Shimmings forms the Alliance, an organization designed to fight the were-beasts through unscrupulous methods. Marone is promoted to captain and Chaleen is captured.
- December 22, 2006 - Chaleen is turned human again. Samantha meets her daughter in the hospital, where they are attacked by agents of the Alliance.
- December 23, 2006 - The virus is thought to have been cleaned up. Dr. Deman Shimmings dies, effectively ending the Alliance.
- December 24, 2006- Another threat emerges to grip the nation in panic. The Harpers are attacked and Montgomery's house is destroyed by a mysterious, reptilian beast. At the same time, Chaleen, her fiancé and newly adopted son, Joey Legrand, are attacked by a giant insect of some kind.
- December 25, 2006- A giant bird-like creature is sighted in Detroit, flying at great speeds and setting buildings on fire in its wake. The Penmount Police Force catch the monster responsible for Montgomery's house, and General Stuart finds all his files being drained from his computer. A scientist named Kevin Ross visits Stuart and explains that the monsters are the result of an irradiated growth hormone, the experiment of which coincided with the U.S. Military's nuclear fusion experiment.