Robert Krone

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ROBERT KRONE is a retired public servant, freelance writer, photographer, artist, and author of The Low End Kid .

Robert writes mostly science fiction because of his lifelong love of the genre, which began with his first viewing of The Empire Strikes Back when he was a kid. He has been a repo man, a fish seller, a bounty hunter, and a firefighter.

When not creating new stories, he lives in Nevada with his wife. Together, they spend their free time exploring nature.

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Old Man's Regrets

A ball is quite a plaything. Its round shape makes it virtually independent of the ground on which it touches, and it moves like the dickens when motivated by a deliberate nudge. Of course, children instinctively understand this appreciation, where only a jaded adult intellectualizes the apparent simplicity.

Watching Mindy playing with the ball, I couldn’t help but feel like a kid again — hoping s Read more of this blog post »
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The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset by Suzanne Collins
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The Hunger Games trilogy dares to be more than just a standard YA cash grab; it explores mature themes such as war and politics with a gritty reverence seldom found in the genre. The protagonist Katniss is relatable to not only young female readers b ...more
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Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
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Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
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Interview is not so much a vampire story as it is a metaphorical story about great loss, depression, addiction, and suppressed needs. Rice draws from her personal life to infuse the characters with realism.
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The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
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