Deus Ex•Novellas

A collection of novellas centred around Deus Ex, a secretive government agency formed to keep the old gods in check.

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Deus Ex, is a secretive government agency formed to keep the old gods in check. Made up of four departments, Ex Libris looks after the archives, Ex Gladius is the armed response team, Ex Mentis deals with the health and well being of the gods, and Ex Machina looks after equipment and technology. These are their stories.

Cover of Deus Ex Libris with a man walking down a grey corridor

Deus Ex•Libris

Ex Libris looks after the archives of Deus Ex, they are the keepers of knowledge and work with all the Deus Ex departments. They share information and record the stories. This is one of them...

Chris has transferred from the Australian branch leaving behind some personal unpleasantness, only to find himself thrown in the deep end on his first day. A desk job should be safe but when it comes to Deus Ex even the archivists are kept on their toes.

The first novella in the Deus Ex series.

Cover of Deus Ex Gladius showing a London underground station

Deus Ex•Gladius

Ex Gladius are the enforcers. When powerful and dangerous deities get out of hand, Ex Gladius are the hand that strikes back.

Commander Lavin is forced to relive some painful memories when a mistake from the past comes back to haunt him. He'll need the support of his team if he's going to write some wrongs and not make the same mistake again.

The second novella in the Deus Ex series.

Cover of Deus Ex Mentis with a woman in a white fencing outfit holding her mask by her side

Deus Ex•Mentis

Ex Mentis looks after the minds and well-being of gods, demi-gods, and mortals attached to Deus Ex. Therapy for the divine.

A fencing match triggers memories of a past love for Ex Mentis lead, Carol, and their role in her tragic end. Grief ripples out through all of Deus Ex leading to devastating consequences that will affect the team forever.

The third novella in the Deus Ex series.

Deus Ex•Machina

Ex Machina creates and manages equipment and technology of Deus Ex. The gods of the machines.

Coming soon.