The Testimony of Calvin Lewis

The Testimony of Calvin Lewis

August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust. Told from the perspective of a U.S. Senator, The Testimony of Calvin Lewis blends together a political conspiracy, science fiction, and Christian philosophy. The story draws heavily upon works like C.S. Lewis’ Abolition of Man and Augustine’s Confessions, probing humanity's restless search for objective Truth. Soon to be published as a novel, The Testimony of Calvin Lewis is first being released as a theatrical podcast complete with music, sound effects, and a cast of voice actors. New episode every Tuesday. For more information, please visit: danieljfriend.com/thetestimony/

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May 18, 2022 1 min

August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust. 

Told from the perspective of a U.S. Senator, The Testimony of Calvin Lewis blends together a political conspiracy, science fiction, and Christian philosophy. The story draws heavily upo...

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“You could call it a dream, a vision, something else; I’m really not sure what category it would properly fall under. But at any rate, I was shown what happened to August Williams in vivid detail. I hope that in relaying his story to you, somehow that vividness will shine through in such a way that it might feel like you were there too.”

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August thought that taking his life into his own hands would be the end, but it was only the beginning. Upon awakening, he’s given a peculiar opportunity to become the trial patient for a new government program dubbed the “Uberman Project.” 

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The Hubert H. Humphrey building loomed behind the therapist as the hideous stronghold where the testing of the Uberman Device would begin. Henry warns August that he might encounter certain “anomalies” in the memoryscape—and before long, he does. 

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After his first rough experiment with the Uberman Device, August decides to press on with the trial. The Man in Gray brings him to the mysterious tower where he finally relives some memories—but it seems to be more than what he remembers. 

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August meets another mysterious person—Weston—in his memoryscape, who brings him to the strange glowing object. But destroying it won’t be as simple as August hopes. 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure...

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In search of the first shutter to close, August digs deeper into his memories as the Man in Gray cautions him again: “Don’t let anyone deceive you into believing that misguided desire is pure innocence.”

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis:August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a myst...

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While August was busy testing the Uberman Device with the HHS, Senator Calvin Lewis met with another key member of Congress to hash out a possible deal to pass a budget in exchange for a major restructuring of government agencies. 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis:August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. Bu...

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During his first night as a trial patient with the HHS, August makes a startling discovery—or is his mind just playing tricks on him after using the Uberman Device? 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure ...

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As the mysterious Man in Gray and Weston meet in August’s mind, Penny begins snooping around the Hubert H. Humphrey Building to see if she can find anything strange. 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure...

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August is almost able to get a close inspection of the hypercube, but since it’s too strong, he must press on to close another shutter. In the process, he sees an unexpected childhood memory.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man ...

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With enough shutters now closed, August can get up close to the hypercube. Meanwhile, Penny’s snooping around the HHS leads to a startling discovery. 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust...

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At a loss of what to do, Penny decides to use the Uberman Device herself. Meanwhile, Oliver and the HHS are close to hunting her down. 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust. 

Told from the...

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Penny has no idea what will happen when she goes where the Man in Gray told her to, but she follows his instructions all the same.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust. 

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August 16, 2022 20 min

Penny and Roy go into hiding in Nashville, while Rorwood takes an important call that reveals more of his schemes.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis:August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust. 

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August 23, 2022 24 min

Penny follows the signs pointing her to Crossways Bible Camp, where she finds August’s mother, Monnie. Tensions rise as August is haunted by his childhood peach theft.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsur...

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August 30, 2022 25 min

Uncertain of what to do next, Penny decides to use the Uberman again. In her memoryscape, she sees a familiar face—as does August in his own mind. 

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning from a mysterious Man in Gray, August is unsure of who to trust. 

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September 6, 2022 24 min

Penny wants to make her way to Los Angeles to help her uncle stop a shipment of Uberman devices, but before she can even leave Texas, Oliver shows up at Monnie’s doorstep—this time with the help of the local police.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis: August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warnin...

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September 13, 2022 28 min

Penny and August arrive in California and meet up with Henry to discuss what they’ve been able to deduce about Rorwood and the hypercube, and then head to the shipyard to destroy the container of Uberman devices.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis:August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But with a warning fr...

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September 20, 2022 29 min

After the tragedy at the shipyard, August and Penny have to decide what to do next. Meanwhile in Washington, D.C., Senator Lewis carries out his plan to try and pass the government restructuring bill with the help of the Posse.

About The Testimony of Calvin Lewis:August Williams, a World War III veteran, is recruited by the government to test the new Uberman Device, which allows access to memories in a vivid, dreamlike state. But wi...

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