Katerina Cosgrove katerina@katerinacosgrove.com 872794357819


The Future

Katerina Cosgrove

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StarSeed, a seastead off the coast of Tasmania founded by entrepreneurs and environmental activists, is now a prison under a bio-centric dictatorship. Most people are sterile. Markers such as ethnicity, culture, gender and sexual orientation are no longer divisive, as they once were onshore. In this alternative society, complex acts of supreme loyalty are the sole measure of survival. Lily, who is sterile, wants to have the last baby on earth; the Dark Green elite forbid it. She cheats her radical environmentalist lover Gem and he impregnates her fertile sister, Lotus. When he finds out he sets in chain a series of events that lead to the destruction of their home and heralds either renewal or destruction.


Action, Apocalyptic, Sci-Fi,

Short Summary

StarSeed was founded by green entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and radical environmentalists. Since the Final Collapse, it’s become a prison led by Dovie in an eco-fascist, bio-centric dictatorship. In the onshore world the planet has gone dark, reverting to a pre-human state, with no survivors.


Floating city off the coast of Tasmania and Wineglass Bay, Freycinet Peninsula, Tasmania.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Extreme Violence, Language/Profanity, Nudity, Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Dovie Swift

Age: 65

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Outspoken, Secretive, Insecure, Power-hungry, Blunt, Manipulative, Visionary, Complex, Crazy, Criminal, Leader, Unapologetic, Villainous, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Lily (no last name)

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Complex, Secretive, Blunt, Outspoken, Decisive, Desperate, Heroic, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Uneducated, Aspiring, Confident, Aggressive, Badass

Additional Character Details

Name: Lotus (Lily's twin sister)

Age: 17

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Beautiful, Clumsy, Honorable, Insecure, Naive, Secretive, Underdog, Uneducated, Desperate, Modest, Obedient, Sexy

Additional Character Details

Name: Gem (no last name)

Age: 20

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Decisive, Power-hungry, Adventurous, Complex, Criminal, Heartthrob, Sexy, Blunt, Beautiful, Crazy, Masculine, Narcissistic, Outspoken, Aggressive, Lone Wolf, Manipulative, Unapologetic, Visionary, Confident

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Ventura Press

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available



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