Lonely, Lonely

      Daniel P Swenson
Lonely, Lonely

In the short story, Lonely, Lonely, members of a race evolved for war contend for supremacy on a new planet. Can the planet’s native species survive as their home becomes a battlefield? Lonely, Lonely explores one possible endpoint on the trajectory of warfare and how individuals might bridge even the deepest of chasms.In the short story, Lonely, Lonely, members of a race evolved for war contend for supremacy on a new planet. Can the planet’s native species survive as their home becomes a battlefield? Lonely, Lonely explores one possible endpoint on the trajectory of warfare and how individuals might bridge even the deepest of chasms.Tangent review (tangentonline.com, April 2012): “Lonely, Lonely is about a planet whose inhabitants are all mentally linked, and what happens when their planet become a battleground by other forces. This sort of mental interplay is difficult to pull off, but Daniel P. Swenson comes up with a strongly plotted story about sacrifice and victory.”Originally published in science fiction magazine Lore 2.1 (vol. 2, no. 1).
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    Just a Boy

      Daniel P Swenson
Just a Boy

In this short story, Taz learns he's unusually strong for a fourth-grader, but having super powers isn't all it's cracked up to be. Find out what other powers he has and the unexpected adventures that result!When Claude is given a pocket watch inscribed with a mysterious pattern, he doesn't think much of it. But that same afternoon his best friend Carolien gets a glimpse of a family heirloom, which bears the same design. What's the connection between these two antiques? That question takes on life-and-death urgency when Claude's father disappears, leaving clues that he might have invented a time machine. In order for Claude and Carolien to find him, they must stay ahead of the country's most powerful corporation and confront one of the darkest episodes in human history.The first book in the two-part Khronos Chronicles series, The Alternate Universe features diverse characters--Claude is gay, Carolien is African-American--and takes readers on a high stakes adventure where two friends risk everything to save their families--and the world.
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    Thieves on the Long Dark Road

      Daniel P Swenson
Thieves on the Long Dark Road

In this short story, thieves are coming to steal a planet’s last chance for survival. Only one guardian remains to stop them.An entire people sleep until their dying solar system can be resurrected. Only one guardian remains. When thieves arrive to steal the planet’s last chance for survival, can they be stopped?
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