Eric Kent Edstrom

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Eric is the author of the fantasy series Starside Saga, the YA dystopian series The Scion Chronicles, and the YA sf series Bigfoot Galaxy.

His short stories have been featured in numerous anthologies.

He lives in Wisconsin with his family.


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Author Note for Daughter of Nothing

Hello, fellow book lover! First off, thank you for reading this novel. Daughter of Nothing was truly a labor of love. And when I say “labor” I mean labor. When I set out to write the book, I knew only a couple things: there would be clones and there would be mind transfer. And though many people have compared the book to the Scarlett Johansen movie The Island, I hadn’t seen the film until I fin...

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“Breyona didn’t have to force a laugh. “Fellowship? Who do you think you are? Freedo the hobbit?”
“It’s Frodo,” he said over his shoulder. “And if I was a character from L.O.T.R., I’d obviously by Strider.” Shaking his head, he continued down the trail, mumbling obscenities.
“What is L.O.T.R.?” Shiv asked. “Who is this Freedo?”
Both questions brought exasperated sighs from Bronson. “It stands for Lord of the Rings. Don’t you ever see any movies?”
“Weren’t they books before they were movies?” Em asked.
“They wrote them after,” Bronson said.
Breyona winked at Danny. “That Freedo was hot,” she said loud enough for Bronson to hear. “Even with those dumb-ass furry feet, he’s my kind of cute.”
Bronson threw his hands up. “Frodo. It’s Frodo. And he’s not hot!”
Eric Edstrom, Undermountain

“Welcome to the Scion School.Now,where were you planning to take the Scions?''
The man's mouth clamped tight,though his eyes were wide.
''Don't answer her,''Sensei said.''I want an excuse to shoot you.”
Eric Edstrom, Child of Lies

“I talked to Livy a while ago.''
''Livy?Why were you talking to her?We've been trying to get ahold of you.''
''When Livy calls,I answer.No offense,but you know how she is.'' Vaughan's tone was so matter-of-fact Jacey didn't know what else to say.He was right.Livy did have that effect.”
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“Breyona didn’t have to force a laugh. “Fellowship? Who do you think you are? Freedo the hobbit?”
“It’s Frodo,” he said over his shoulder. “And if I was a character from L.O.T.R., I’d obviously by Strider.” Shaking his head, he continued down the trail, mumbling obscenities.
“What is L.O.T.R.?” Shiv asked. “Who is this Freedo?”
Both questions brought exasperated sighs from Bronson. “It stands for Lord of the Rings. Don’t you ever see any movies?”
“Weren’t they books before they were movies?” Em asked.
“They wrote them after,” Bronson said.
Breyona winked at Danny. “That Freedo was hot,” she said loud enough for Bronson to hear. “Even with those dumb-ass furry feet, he’s my kind of cute.”
Bronson threw his hands up. “Frodo. It’s Frodo. And he’s not hot!”
Eric Edstrom, Undermountain

“Is it nice, my preciousss? Is it juicy? Is it scrumptiously crunchable?”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, or There and Back Again

“But you have so much in common. You're both from strange little backwater planets. You both have odd powers. You're male and she's female. What more do you need? Believe me, buddy, if I were you, I'd go right up there and ask her if she wants to ride on my rancor.”
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“an artist when you say you are. And you’re a good artist when you make somebody else experience or feel something deep or unexpected.”
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“The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.”
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