Free Excerpt of The Hunt for Komodo Cracker

Front book cover final 10-15-2017A hacker called Komodo has infiltrated a Montreal pharmaceutical company. He steals nothing, and causes no damage. Instead, he plants encrypted files for the company’s network security professional, Thomas Faraday.

Halfway around the world, somewhere in the Zagros Mountains, a secret religious league with time travel technology has excavated an ancient Persian stela containing a coded message. When the league recruits Thomas for a mission back in time to the mighty Persian Empire of 473 BC, Thomas discovers the league is hiding a sinister plot.

Now, with time running out, trapped in an ancient nation at war, Thomas must decipher both the Komodo files and the Persian stela if he and his fellow time travelers ever hope to return to the twenty-first century. As if this is not challenging enough, their journey is hampered by betrayal.

Someone among them does not want Thomas Faraday to succeed.

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United League of Restored Axiom

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If I can convince you that God exists through archaeological evidence and as a result you decide to become a Christian. Can you claim to have faith in God?

The purpose of the ULRA, (United League of Restored Axiom) is to convert the world to Christianity through the uncovering of Biblical Relics through time travel. Will they succeed or is it all in vain?

Follow Thomas Faraday as he joins the ULRA and discovers why good intentions are not always enough.

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Answer to Last Week’s Question






Which ancient world empire cared more for its citizens, Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia or Rome?

The mighty Medo Persian World Empire, 539-331 BC.

Read all about it here

The Laws of the Ancient Persians

Thomas Faraday in the science fiction novel, The hunt for Komodo Cracker is sent back in time to the Persian Empire of 473 BC. Getting there was easy, coming back home to the twenty-first century however, is not so easy.


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Physicists from Michigan Technological University are looking for Time Travelers on Social Media

twitter-292994_1920Imagine you are like Thomas Faraday, given an opportunity to travel in time. Once you’ve arrived, how would you communicate with our century? If your space ship or other time traveling device permits communication back and forth, then you’re okay but what if this is not an option?

As Thomas and friends would eventually find out, it’s not an easy task. But if you’re traveling into the future, then you may have technology we today are not aware of. You might be able to send messages back in time through certain Social Media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter.

Sounds farfetched? Robert Nemiroff and Teresa Wilson, two researchers at Michigan Technological University suggest this could be possible.

Read about it here,

Physicists Are Spending Way Too Much Time Hunting Time Travelers on Facebook

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Is Faith Based on Evidence Actually Faith?

ancient-1827228_1920In a secret location somewhere in the wilderness of North America, a religious league has discovered a way to travel back in time two thousand five hundred years to the mighty Persian Empire. Their goal is to locate the whereabouts of sacred religious relics to share with God fearing people all around the world.

In an attempt to solve a mystery forced upon him, Thomas Faraday is directed to the doorsteps of this mysterious league. Would you like to come along? If so, you will be required to take part in a rigorous training since this will not be a holiday. For surely such an adventure would attract some less pious persons who hope to use these treasures for more personal gain.

Follow Thomas Faraday in my new novel, The Hunt for Komodo Cracker.

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Welcome to my Blog.

My name is Michel Cloutier and I’m almost ready to introduce my novel, The Hunt for Komodo Cracker. If all goes as planned it will be available before the end of 2017.

For more than eighteen years I’ve worked as a teacher and instructor in the field of computer networking, primarily network security and telecommunications. I also happen to be a huge fan of ancient history, particularly the background history of biblical times. To this end, I have had the privilege of traveling to many Bible lands such as Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Greece and Italy to mention but a few.

Although I don’t travel much anymore, I do from time to time break away from my work to scuba dive the many local shipwrecks in the Saint Lawrence River both in Ontario and in Quebec were I was born and raised.

UNOFFICIAL BOOK COVER 2Four years ago I started a project that would include my love for both history and network security. I wanted to tell the story of Thomas Faraday, a network security professional. He was trying to cope with a great personal loss when he became a victim of a cyber-attack that would change his life forever. A hacker calling himself Komodo left for Thomas a set of encrypted file to decipher. To add to the mystery, somewhere in the Zagros Mountains, an ancient Persian stela was unearthed with a code that called for Thomas personally. In his attempt to solve these mysteries he was lead to a secret religious league with time travel technology.

This is where he met a small group of people who would become his cherished friends. Together they were sent back in time two thousand five hundred years to the mighty Persian Empire where their friendship would be put to the test. Soon after their arrival, everything started to go wrong.

With time running out, amidst a nation at war and in a foreign land, Thomas must decipher both the Komodo files and the Persian stela if they ever hope to return back to the twenty-first century. As if this was not challenging enough, their journey is slowed down by betrayal.

Someone among them does not want Thomas Faraday to succeed.


In the pages of this blog I would like to share with you different subjects that are highlighted in my novel. It could be on network security, ancient Persia, Biblical archaeology, time travel or other main topics highlighted in the novel. It could also be on matters of deeper meaning such as friendship, death, faith and betrayal.

It is my hope that after you have read my novel, you would have something to share with others on how you’ve benefited from The Hunt for Komodo Cracker.