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Cindy Psi: Spy In Training

By John Whitelock All Rights Reserved ©

Children / Scifi


The year is 2218 and the galaxy is at war. The thing is, very few people know it. Certainly not twelve year old Cindy Parker, a seemingly ordinary girl attending a very ordinary school on an idyllic but dull outer planet. Cindy is more concerned about getting through the day avoiding the taunts of her classmates (led by the reprehensible Jacinta Pembroke) and the disdain of her icy teacher, Ms Primp. Little does she know that a series of events will soon lead her to a hidden facility belonging to a top secret, galactic spy agency (the Galactic Central Council Spy Corp, or GCCSC) where she will train to be a spy. Along the way she’ll discover she has some intriguing hidden talents that she will ultimately use to save all of humankind. Set in a future where planets are terraformed for purpose, humanity has escaped the shackles of earth and travels freely within the galaxy, and all is seemingly harmonious, Cindy Psi: Intergalactic Spy tells the story of an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.


Everyone knows the big stories about Cindy Psi, intergalactic adventurer and spy, noted diplomat, and reasonably adept pastry chef. We all know how she saved the galaxy (several times), brought an uneasy peace between humans and Turgs, rescued the Supreme Grand Councillor from vicious space pirates in the Theta Sector, and came third in the 27th Annual Oliver County Bake Off. Her unique skills in espionage – and other things – are a matter of public record.

This is not that story.

No, this is the story of an ordinary girl, growing up on an ordinary (if quite small) planet, at the boring end of the Galaxy, about 30,000 light years from Galactic Central Point (you know, Galactic Central Point, where the Galactic Central Council sits, where things happen). It’s the story of the girl who would become Cindy Psi, and it starts on an ordinary Tuesday, on an ordinary bus stop, and it’s raining ...

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