The government lied.
A UFO did, in fact, crash land in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1947. Quickly intercepted by the US military, the unidentified flying object and its occupants were whisked away to secret installations.
In 1985, after almost 40 years of research, a successful splice of alien and human DNA is achieved.
Raised as a lab experiment that the military hoped to be a "super-soldier," Omega, trained in combat, educated strenuously, becomes the main component in General "Anvil" Hendricks elite military unit assigned to Phantom Base in Adaven, New Mexico. General Hendricks, a three-star general, believes the Omega Project will be the key to his elusive fourth star.
After a perilous first mission, the program is suspended, the plug pulled...
...if it were only that easy
After all, who said heroes had to be human?
Escape, Book 1 of Omega: Earth's Hero, by Keith Latch, a novella serial based on the 1950s pulp novels and Saturday afternoon matinees at the cinema of science fiction adventure, is the first in a series of science fiction-superhero adventure.