Beware the Dither Bird

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ACTION ADVENTURE APOCALYPTIC FANTASY POLITICAL SCI-FI YOUNG ADULT DRAMA

Contemporary,2000s,Future

Russell H. Plante

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Submision Type

book

Logline

While researching advanced satellite technology for deep space exploration, Maxwell Draper, an astrophysicist, receives time dilated radio messages from a satellite caught in the boundless expanse of a black hole—prophetic warnings of unremitting and harmful transformations within the country.

Genre

Action,Adventure,Apocalyptic,Fantasy,Political,Sci-fi,Young Adult,Drama

Short Summary

Reminiscent to George Orwell’s ‘1984’, this is a philosophical story about perceived decadence in a transitory period of time for a changing nation and about disturbing outcomes and scientific speculation versus science fiction and fantasy. Begins with disturbing events harmful to the country.

Setting

Maine

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain,Quest,Voyage and Return,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions,Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Maxwell Draper

Age: 48

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Patriotic,Selfless,Outspoken,Skillful,Visionary,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: Nelson Quip

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Role: Logical

Key Traits: Aspiring,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Gracious,Honorable,Leader,Patriotic,Outspoken,Skillful,Funny,Visionary

Additional Character Details

Name: I (A chacter only addressed as the first person, I)

Age: 50's

Gender: Male

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Flexible,Selfless,Outspoken,Visionary,Strong Moral Code

Additional Character Details

Name: I (A chacter only addressed as the first person, I)

Age: 50

Gender: Male

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Adventurous,Aspiring,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Empathetic,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Skillful,Visionary,Strong Moral Code

About The Author

Russell H. Plante is an Engineering Physicist with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Physics from the University of Maine, a Minor in Electrical Engineering, and post graduate courses in Business Administration. With a diverse writing background, he has had two academic books regarding applications of Solar Energy published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Academic Press (Elsevier). In addition to non-fiction, he also has had four novels published. He resides in the State of Maine with his wife Kathy and seven cats where, in the winter months, there's always a chance of a blizzard and time to contemplate and create meaningful stories.

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17,18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Whimsical Publications LLC

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

978-1634950145