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Travis Hill

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in Boise, ID, The United States
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I write adult stories for adult readers.

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Travis Hill Originally, I hadn't planned on a sequel (as I'm a lover of short stories and novellas that sometimes leaves me wanting more). However, the nice lady …moreOriginally, I hadn't planned on a sequel (as I'm a lover of short stories and novellas that sometimes leaves me wanting more). However, the nice lady who made the cover for Departure also made me a cover for Arrival. I'd put it on the back burner, figuring I had a free cover for down the road, but no real plans to do much more than another short story, possibly a short novelette.

About five months ago, I had a pretty good idea (it took me cracking my head open on a sharp cupboard door corner) for a "real" sequel to Departure, along with a pretty good set of story ideas about the terrible war.

The "concept" for Arrival is about six hand-written pages, which should translate into at least 60,000 words, though I'm thinking more like 120,000 as I have a lot to work with. The reason I haven't actually written it yet is because it isn't exactly a direct/pure sequel. So I've been trying to decide whether or not to alter Departure slightly (nothing too drastic) to make it fit Arrival, or if I should write the new story and call it a "spiritual successor."

I'm also a firm believer that there doesn't need to be a sequel, especially one that feels tacked-on or forced. However... there are far too many good ideas or storylines within Departure to not do... something... with it ;).

(I hope this babbling was coherent and not too creepy. Feel free to ask away about anything!) (less)
Travis Hill One of the deepest, richest worlds I've ever read comes from Dan Simmons' "Hyperion" cantos. Far in the future, where AI control instantaneous travel …moreOne of the deepest, richest worlds I've ever read comes from Dan Simmons' "Hyperion" cantos. Far in the future, where AI control instantaneous travel and seek to create their own god, an Ultimate Intelligence, there's also a group of humans called "Ousters" who were exiled into deep space and have evolved far beyond what humans would recognize.

I'd likely join up with the Ousters to learn more of their history, as well as try to be a bridge between them and the humans of the Hegemony as they uncover the horrifying secrets of the AI and their quest to dominate humanity while creating their UI to battle the human God we are all familiar with. (less)
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“It’s Darkest This Way” (Book 4, series finale) is published!

Just wanted to let everyone know that the wait is over. After almost six years, the final sequel to “It’s Better This Way” (free everywhere!) is published! Evan Greggs continues the twenty-three year search for his sister, Sandra, in this … Continue reading →
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A powerful story of a racial killing without justice, the struggle for not just civil rights, but civility itself, wrapped in a journey to understand both what drove his father to be an agent of change, as well as to decipher the ugliness that reared ...more
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""I watched from three klicks away as endless lines of humans were herded to their deaths."

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Sorry for this very, very, VERY late answer. I do have a proper sequel planned eventually, called "Progeny."

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“at Dana. They both lay in a tangle of limbs and sheets,”
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“never believed his dreams were prescient. He was sure they were formed out of bits of memory and glued together with guilt, shame, fear, or any number of ingredients that amplified them to where they woke him up to the sound of his own screaming.”
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