Goodreads asked Paul B. Spence:

Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?

Paul B. Spence This is a really tough question.

Portions of The Remnant have been in my head most of my life. I used to tell myself stories when I was a child to help myself sleep -- still do sometimes -- those stories were probably inspired by things I had seen on TV, old classic sci-fi and stuff.

I had real problems with dyslexia as a child. I couldn't read until I was almost nine years old. Hint: I used a mirror until I got it all sorted out.

Andre Norton was obviously an influence, also Joe Haldeman. I am an archaeologist with science degrees in geology and cultural anthropology. A story with a team of scientists seemed like a good example of write what you know. Don't ask about the antagonist. Really...

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