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J.A. Pitts

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February 13, 1965

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(from author's website) I learned to love science fiction at the knee of my grandmother, listening to her read authors like Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard during my childhood in rural Kentucky. My life has always been heavily influenced by strong women. My mother first among them: raising three boys after the death of my father, with grace and wit. There were always women coming and going in our house, friends, family, folks who needed a hand, and folks who had one to lend. All of my life has been steeped in the stories of average people doing extraordinary things — and most of them were women. That is why I was drawn to the character Sarah in my new novel. She embodies all the strength of the women who have influenced me over th ...more

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The battle raged for an hour. The blighted came in waves and the others were able to defeat each wave, but they grew weary. I wanted to help them, wanted to make them listen to me, but they were all too busy and I couldn’t stand up. It wasn’t until the sixth wave had been defeated and Rufus was laid out beside me, unconscious from a blow to his head that looked fairly awful before I finally...

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