The Revelation of Number 10
Cliff Joseph, author
One night in August of 1998, artist Mark DeLouise sees a bright light in the sky. At first, he believes it?s a star, and when he wishes his wife, Gracie, was awake to see it, he finds that he has telepathically called her out of sleep. Together they see the shining point of light suddenly zip toward them?coming close enough to make it clear that it is, in fact, a UFO. Although they go about their daily lives the following day, the experience has a profound effect on Mark as he attempts to understand the aftermath of the event. What?s more, his work begins to reflect that shift immediately. Although his next painting, the last in a series of ten, is meant to be about homelessness, he is compelled to recreate a mysterious structure he?s never seen before, with a speed and detail well beyond his usual work. He labels the painting Number 10, not knowing how much the work will change his life. As time goes on, Mark finds himself in a confrontation with the government?s authority, in a struggle for both personal and global liberation. In this science fiction novel, an artist witnesses the flight of UFO one night and soon discovers that his world has been forever altered.