During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act - George Orwell.
Tonight's 6 oçlock news. Fear of global warming, UFOs and a looming apocalypse have gripped the world. But what if these crises were all manufactured? What would you do if you were a scientist or a journalist and you wanted to expose the greatest hoax on earth?
Jake, Maya and Zac are three strangers destined to become close friends.
Jake Lewis is an awkward teenage prodigy who's mega-timid of women and tries to hide the fact that he's brilliant. he's going to the remote north-eastern Goldfields town of Laverton to participate in a geophysics workshop. Or so he thinks...
Maya Gregory is a vivacious photo journalist with a flair for sniffing out stories. She's been sent to Laverton to cover a non-descript earthquake. Instead she'll find a handful of people intent on saving the world. Falling in alongside them will change the course of her life. And theirs.
Professor Zac Canney has a passion for mentoring young scientists... answering teenagers'questions about everything from sex to the origins of life. Zac has entered Western Australia from the U.S with a suitcase full of E/M weapon components. And he's heading for the outback region of Laverton to try and prevent a catastrophe.
The Weathermakers is set in contemporary Western Australia and has references to recent worldwide and predicted future events.
Hitler once said, "the masses will more easily fall victim to a big lie than a small one." This series is penned to prevent young adults falling victims to any lies - big or small.