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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...more

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Draconia: Forging Trust
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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.
Skin of the Enemy (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 01, 2013 08:24PM
Description: During a war between Earth and the lizard-like Norseen, an Earth cruiser, the lone survivor of a battle, encounters a small, disabled ship with two Norseen aboard, pleading for help.
Draconia: Forging Trust (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
2 chapters   —   updated Jul 15, 2012 08:11PM
Description: Varthikes, an adolescent dragon on his world, Draconia, investigates a ship that has just landed on his world.
"Wall Between Worlds" (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Jun 08, 2011 05:24PM
Description: I wrote this mainly as an experiment. The experiment being to write a story as if one of my dragons (from a series of novels I'm working on, which are not in first person) were telling it. Also, at the time, inspired by the first two minutes or so of the Disney movie, [b]Dinosaur[/b], I was wondering what it would be like to hatch from an egg.
Draconia: Fractured Dream (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 12, 2010 02:46AM
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.
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"Pilots, Leviathans, and Ancients from FarScape
Thranx from Alan Dean Foster's Humanx Commonwealth books
Formac from Ender's Game
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Dragon's Egg by Robert L. Forward
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This book has absolutely nothing to do with actual dragons. Rather, it's about a race of slug-like creatures, the Cheela, who inhabit the crust of a dead neutron star and live at a much faster pace relative to Humans.

I don't read much hard science fi...more
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can you share few of them?"

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