Writer. Liberal. Minding the end of the Bell curve.
The American archetype,
Gimlet-eyed and teeth clenched on an unlit cheroot,
Takes rough aim at an uncertain future,
And misses the mark.
This is the first chapter of the Water Bear, a science fiction novel.
[This book uses the gender-neutral pronouns ze and hir for individuals that are neither male nor female.]
This is the prelude of the Water Bear, a science fiction novel.