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About George Phillies

science fiction author -- researcher in polymer dynamics -- collector of board wargames -- President, National Fantasy Fan Federation

Of Breaking Waves

Several Bits in Between Eclipse Goodby to the Kosters Spring had reached the Koster’s back yard.  Crocuses, gold and white and purple, filled side flower beds.  Massed green sword points of daffodil shoots rose between them, their first white and … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves

You are seeing fragments, some of which are not consistent with others. But slight progress is being made. “I checked.  Your world and mine have the same essay.  Yours is hard to find.  Ours is the most read book in … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves — continued

  Now on sale: Practical Exercise “He knew.  I’m not infinitely strong.  I’ve had gifts longer.  That helps.  Their gifts limit themselves.   If they want extra power, it’s a real struggle for them.  I know how to call power, all … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves Continued

Now Published — Practical Exercise “Limited?  Nonexistent?  Publishable?”Eclipse burst into giggles, paled, and clutched her side.  “Sorry.  My joints still hurt if I move fast.  No, that’s real kind of you, me not having insurance or anything.  But you don’t … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves — continued

there’s a gap here, things I have not written yet. Late evening.  The sky was dark.  The full moon, partly masked by scudding clouds, illumined the silhouette of an ancient pine.  Pickering, alone in his study, worked at his desk, … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves — continued

We are still in Chapter 1. Eclipse has returned to a place that is not quite our Earth, a place that she recently saved from the invincible Star Demons.. By now Comet and friends, the four of them, would be … Continue reading

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Practical Exercise Now on Sale!

Yes! Available in many formats on Smashwords.com. Adara Triskittenion has been admitted to the school of her dreams, Dorrance Academy, the premier magical research university of the Commonality of the Timeless. Her objective: Become a faculty member and stay forever. … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves

I’ve been away for a while I swallowed.  “Thank you for answering my question, however much it may hurt me.  And I’m happy finally to met both of you. I’ve seen you here often enough.” “Go now! Go quickly!” Duty … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves

I was away for a while, but I tried to imagine wanting to stay in this place.  It truly was beautiful. The pain that had laced my body was gone.  Duty somehow seemed to be a kindred spirit.  “…heavier than … Continue reading

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Of Breaking Waves

“I’m Eclipse,” I answered, “But that’s a name, not a meme.  I think.” Or was it?  This place was much more real than it had been, before I died.  Or whatever I’d just done. “You eclipsed Solara, as your garb … Continue reading

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