An essay by James Patrick Kelly on the writing of his short story ‘Monsters’.
Technological collapse, genetic disaster imperil humanity; empathic elephants, snakes roam; who can save the future world? Will, the ruthless leader? Zach, the poet-warrior? Evvy, the brilliant scientist both men love? Or the mysterious, elusive Eye?
Bram Stoker-winning Weston Ochse is the author of more than 20 books, including Grunt Life, SEAL Team 666, and Age of Blood. He is a military veteran with 30 years of service and has recently returned from a deployment to Afghanistan.