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H.M. Forester

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Hi, my real name is Eric Twose. My latest works are "The Dissidents: A novella" and "Game of Aeons: A short novel", written as H.M. Forester in the genre of soft science fiction. They're really more about people than technology.

I've previously written several works of mystical faction [sic] in a series called "The Shadowlands", using the pen name Etienne de L'Amour.

One common thread running through all my novels is the help given in times of need by #SecretFriends.

At the moment, Goodreads won't let me link my real name account to both pseudonyms. Anyhow, if you click on the author links above, you'll be taken to the appropriate profile and the list of their books.

You can find me at twitter as "Esowteric".

Favourite quote: "I never exactly ma...more

Free epub and mobi/kindle copies of all the mystical adventure novels and novellas by Etienne de L'Amour and soft scifi by H.M. Forester are available for download on my Dropbox site for a limited time, with no strings attached.

They have one surprising thing in common: Secret Friends, here to help us in our hour of need.

Details and a link to the Dropbox site can be found on the Mystical Faction... Read more of this blog post »
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Why should anything exist at all, you might ask?

Existence didn't just spring out of nothing whatsoever. Even if there was a time of No-Thingness, then there must have been an inherent or precursory realm of possibility; a possibility that something -- anything -- such as the imaginal, might exist.

Why are we here at all? Because this was a possibility, and we are the living proof that there must have been such a possibility. So, you might say that existence, in one form or another, was even more than more likely, it was inevitable.
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description: Free epub and kindle copies of four of my novels are available on my Dropbox site during the first week of the New Year 2014, with no strings attached.

The novels are "Escape From the Shadowlands" and "In Search of Destiny (mystical adventure); "Game of Aeons: A short novel" and "The Dissidents: A Novella" (soft sci-fi / virtual reality).

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These men are in prison: that is the Outsider’s verdict. They are quite contented in prison—caged animals who have never known freedom; but it is prison all the same. And the Outsider? He is in prison too: nearly every Outsider in this book has told us so in a different language; but he knows it. His desire is to escape. But a prison-break is not an easy matter; you must know all about your prison, otherwise you might spend years in tunnelling, like the Abbe in The Count of Monte Cristo, and only find yourself in the next cell.Colin Wilson
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“There is no such thing as 'just one last cigarette' – except the last cigarette that you've already had.”
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“I? This is the very root of all evil.”
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tags: ego, evil, self

“There are universal laws at work, even here. The Law of Attraction; the Law of Correspondence; and the Law of Karma. That is: like attracts like; as within, so without; and what goes around comes around.”
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“Is that a banana in your lunch box, or are you just pleased to see me?”
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“There was a great joke that was forever doing the rounds in the jail and it was probably funny not because it had a humorous punchline but because it was so very true at a deep psychological level. Put anyone in that jail and soon enough they'd actually become a cruel, twisted, sadistic and heartless thug. And some of the prisoners were just as bad.”
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“All you had to do was crack up and beg to see the Governor; grovel at his feet and admit to being a dissident; heartily repent your sins, and volunteer for elective brain surgery.”
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“Their methods were especially crude and most of these former friends were now born again model citizens; lobotomized; or burnt out shells.”
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“This too shall pass.”
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H.M. C.J. wrote: "C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Eric!

It's such a pleasure to also connect with you here on Goodreads. I look forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest ..."

Hi C.J., Many thanks to you. It is indeed a pleasure to connect with fellow writers and readers.

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C.J. Heck C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Eric!

It's such a pleasure to also connect with you here on Goodreads. I look forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,

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