Ministry of Propaganda

Beta Clone Army Update - Episode 1 by J.C. Hutchins

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Welcome to the first Beta Clone Army Update episode!

Each week, J.C. will deliver timely updates on the ascent of 7th Son: Descent, supercool Ministry Of Propaganda street team missions from Natasha, and your Clone Line calls. It's fan-fueled goodness at its finest! In this debut episode, J.C. chats about:

  • "The stakes" we're facing with 7th Son's release
  • The new Beta Clone Army Rewards Program for multi-book purchases
  • A quick report on buzz/sales, based on Amazon rankings (It's good news!)
  • The new 7th Son audio promo, and his availability for podcast/blog interviews


  • Email 10 friends. Talk up the release of 7th Son: Descent.
  • Send them the first serialized PDF of Descent either as an attachment, or URL link.
  • The URL to click and share is:
  • CC J.C. on your email (his email address:
  • Contact 10 friends by OCT 23 and get mentioned on the Agents of the Ministry page and be in the running for a free signed copy of Descent
  • Mission completion after Oct. 23 still earns you a place on the Agents page

The Beta Clone Army Update anthem is "Birthright: Birthwrong Remix" by Celldweller and Blue Stahli. Learn more about the artists at and

The Ministry of Propaganda anthem is "Korobeiniki" by Ozma. Learn more about the band at

Like what you hear? Tell a friend, and give a shout in the comments!

OBSIDIAN: Episode 2 by J.C. Hutchins


Welcome to the second episode of 7th Son: OBSIDIAN -- and the second part of Tee Morris' excellent short story, Miles To Go Before I Sleep. In this episode, Miles To Go's hero, Ron, is more desperate than ever to head home ... but what awaits him when he gets there? If you enjoyed Tee's OBSIDIAN story, be sure to check out his work at, and send him an appreciative email.

J.C. Hutchins promotes several items of interest in the "talky-talk" intro and outro chatter for this episode, including:

  • An upcoming Ministry of Propaganda mission from Natasha
  • JOHN ALPHA FOR PRESIDENT! Visit to receive your free bumper sticker, and support 7th Son with this fun viral marketing experiment
  • 7th Son fan Cactusnic's UK bike ride to benefit the Alzheimer's Society
  • Snag the full version of "Birthright" -- and 15 other songs -- for free at

Coming next on 7th Son: OBSIDIAN: A story by Imperial Stormtrooper TD-0013, from the A Different Point Of View podcast. If only George Lucas could write such compelling 'trooper tales...


Feedback about OBSIDIAN is welcome and appreciated! Send J.C. an email, leave a comment below, or call the Clone Line at 206-984-2566 (CLONE).