The Book

My Billion Year Contract BookTo a young, teenage girl, Scientology seemed to be just what the author was looking for; a way to improve herself and attain spiritual enlightenment. But it was only after she joined Scientology’s elite inner circle, the Sea Organization, and signed a Billion Year contract that she discovered the dark world of fanaticism and abuse at the center of Scientology’s vast empire.

For more than two decades she worked at all levels of the organization, from serving as a personal aide to the founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, who placed her in charge of the religion’s worldwide expansion to becoming the head of Celebrity Center, the organization that caters to it’s celebrity members.

Early in her Scientology career, she spent five years as a covert agent engaged in espionage activities for the Church’s shadowy Guardian’s Office. After leaving the Sea Org she spent an additional two years as an undercover operative for the “reformed” Guardian’s Office, the Office of Special Affairs, which continued the same pattern of covert intelligence and dirty tricks against the Church’s perceived enemies while using intense legal attacks and bolstered by hire private investigators. She personally experienced the Sea Organization’s Rehabilitation Project Force; a labor camp where erring members are “re-educated”.

When her loyalty came into question she was subjected to weeks of grueling interrogation, ending up in restraints after being rushed to a hospital by ambulance, unable to even recognize her husband.

It is a shocking story of abuse, imprisonment, espionage, lies, mental torture and suicide- vital reading for anyone who wants to know what goes on behind Scientology’s curtain.

“Nancy Many’s book is the first full-length study to provide insight into how some of Scientology’s techniques and policies may cause or contribute to severe mental health problems among members.”
Stephen A. Kent
Professor, Department of Sociology,
Adjunct Professor, Department of
Religious Studies, University of Alberta

“My Billion Year Contract is a voyage thru the horrors of abuse and injustice in the name of the human soul. In the midst of it, we find
the healing power of the Human Spirit and Love. This memoir is of an unlikely and unwilling hero who faces the darkest of our human demons to help others. Not only is her journey riveting, she provides you will deep insight into psychosis and mind control.”
Dr. James Dincalci
Retired Psychotherapist, founder
of the Forgiveness Foundation and author of How to Forgive When You Can’t.

“This story is about the most powerful examples of how things can go wrong with the use of Scientology. It was only the deep love of her husband that brought her back from the cliff.”
Chuck Beatty

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What People Are Saying

My Billion Year Contract

I read your book last nite cover to cover in one sitting. Wow – great story, great writing! I am buying these for friends and family who keep asking me …”so what made you stay in for so long??!!??” Your book really explains the weird phenomenon that makes a cult a cult and why smart people make dumb decisions.

I wanted to let you know I finished reading your book last night. What a story! It held my interest all the way through, obviously because I lived through a lot of it myself and found it fascinating, but also because it was well written and kept me wondering what came next.

You obviously put a lot of thought into putting these memories into order and making some sense out of some very senseless events. The result is very coherent and consistent – and the picture it ends up painting of Scientology is appalling and frightening. I never lost my mind, thank god, but I remember coming close to it. And certainly I lost myself – my own purposes, goals and my belief in myself. I just became an unthinking worker bee, day after day, accepting the abuse. I’m just thankful that I came to my senses enough to refuse to go back on post and refuse the RPF (Rehabilitation Project Force) and insist on being offloaded…read more

Kathryn's Story Let me take this opportunity to say how much I admire everything you did –posting your story and everything, about all that you and Chris went through. You were and are very courageous indeed. – NW

WOW, thank you for being so brave to have written your story. – RF

Thank you Nancy Many. Without the love and good humanity of you and people like Chris there’d be no place, no safety zone for people like me, the former member looking upwards FOR my former comrades who I looked UP to. Thank you big time Nancy and big time to Chris for being there for you and in turn you being there for me and for Maureen, and all us other people who NEED people like you! Thank you for your honesty and love!! Man, your story just cuts to the core of humanity and the goodness. – CB

I read your story this evening. It brought me to simultaneous tears and rage! – WMread more

About the Author

Nancy ManyNancy Many was a college student in Boston when she frst wandered into a Scientology offce. That was the beginning of the end of independence and freedom, as she knew it. After 27 years of service at all levels of Scientology’s Sea Organization, Nancy left the group, and now works to help others who have been victimized, and to expose the abuse and crimes of her former group. Nancy lives in Los Angeles with her family.

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