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Geoffrey Thorne

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Geoffrey Thorne is an American novelist and screenwriter.

Thorne was born in the United States and currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

After winning Second Prize in Simon & Schuster's sixth annual Strange New Worlds anthology with his story "The Soft Room," he went on to publish more stories in several media tie-in anthologies as well as the Star Trek: Titan novel Sword of Damocles.

As a screenwriter, Thorne has worked with Disney, Cartoon Network, STARZ, developing various properties. His TV work includes BEN 10: ULTIMATE ALIEN & OMNIVERSE, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT and the hit TNT series, LEVERAGE.

Thorne is the co-founder and writing partner in GENRE 19, a studio he formed with artist Todd Harris in 2008.

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Whenever anyone asks me again why I quit my awesome job acting on a hit TV series, burned every possible bridge doing it and then rebuilt my life to be what it is now, why i went through years of crap jobs and a massive sinkhole where my giant salary used to be, from now on I will point them here and tell them, "This is why."

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Geoffrey Thorne's DREAMNASIUM (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: a collection of my (mostly) previously published stories.
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Description: Book 4 in the critically accalaimed best selling scifi series chronicling the adventures of Captain William Riker and the most diverse crew in the history of Star Trek.
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Description: Space Grunts is the third anthology of the Full-Throttle Space Tales series. Edited by Dayton Ward, Space Grunts contains 18 hard-hitting tales of soldiers in space, by established and rising-star authors. Dispatches from the front lines contained in this volume: "98 Hill" by Julie McGalliard. "The Thing with Private Leon's Face" by David Boop. "Blowback" by Derek Tyler Attico. "Rush" by Jeff D. Jacques. "Price of Command" by Irene Radford. "Target Market" by James Swallow. "Unchained" by Selina Rosen. "It's Not A Game" by Jean Johnson. "Truth Metric" by Geoffrey Thorne. "Finders Keepers" by Scott Pearson. "Who Stand and Wait" by Bradley H. Sinor and Susan P. Sinor. "An Assessment of the Incident at Camp Righteous" by Nayad A. Monroe. "Flashback" by Anne Stringer and Jason McDowell. "Granny's Grunts" by Alan L. Lickiss. "Shin-Gi-Tai" by Robin Wayne Bailey. "Across the Endless Sea" by John Coffren. "Widow's Weeds" by Kirsten Beyer. "A Fresh Perspective" by Dayton Ward.

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“Can't I just say it's magic? - Charlie Blue”
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“Look again at that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.

The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the endless cruelties visited by the inhabitants of one corner of this pixel on the scarcely distinguishable inhabitants of some other corner, how frequent their misunderstandings, how eager they are to kill one another, how fervent their hatreds. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.

Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.

The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand.

It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known.”
Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

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Geoffrey lol. i still don't know how goodreads works.

Valjeanne Jeffers Hi Geoffrey, I can't believe we weren't already friends! Thanks for the add :)

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