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F.J. Hansen

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in Fremont, CA, The United States
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I was born and raised in Fremont, and I still live there. I am the youngest of seven children--three brothers, three sisters.

I grew up around science fiction, particularly Star Trek. By 1994, when I was 8, I already had a well developed interest in science fiction, and I started collecting Micro Machine spaceships. With these Micro Machines, I came up with my own Star Trek adventures. A few years later, I decided to write these down. Then, in 1999, while I was broadening by science fiction horizons, I began creating my own Universe. Over the next five years, I wrote a series of 45 short stories and my first novel, all set in that Universe. I first looked into publication in 2001/02, but I was too short (50 pages).

In 2004, I had a sudden, u
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I am now in 1977 and looking back on the last two years of my journey. A few notes in the way of technology. On Marcus Welby, M.D., pagers are becoming more common, at least in the medical field. VCRs and videocassettes begin to appear on The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman--man! those tapes look huge compared to the VHS tapes I remember. The space shuttle Enterprise is also unveile... Read more of this blog post »
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Draconia: Rehatching (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
3 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: The Treaty between Draconia and Earth was in shreds. Enemies were everywhere. But, hope still existed. Captain Mark Johnson of Earth was determined to defend Draconia against all threats--Norseen and Human. But, ultimately, it was up to Varthikes and Audwin, and the power of their friendship, to ensure their home survives the Norseen invasion to be rehatched.
Draconia: Fractured Dream (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
3 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: An excerpt from my second novel. The peace between Humans and Draconians have been sabotaged. Audwin and Varthikes, now considered traitors, have taken refuge at West Sun Range. This is a quiet moment between Audwin and Varthikes.
Draconia: Forging Trust (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
2 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: Varthikes, an adolescent dragon on his world, Draconia, investigates a ship that has just landed on his world.
Draconia (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 04, 2015 06:07PM
Description: The original draft of what eventually became my first novel.
Rock the Cradle (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
7 chapters   —   updated Jul 12, 2014 06:55PM
Description: The UES Discovery, under Captain Jonathan March, is pulled into a region of space in which a dozen ships have disappeared. They find themselves nearly 400 million years in the past and, along with another Earth ship, the only ones who can prevent the destruction of Mankind's future cradle.
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