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About George Phillies

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

Eclipse 35

Eclipse, the Girl Who Saved the World, is for sale on Third Millennium, Smashwords, and Amazon. Buy it now! “Thank you,” Morgana answered. “No, really.  Dinner would be great.  But we’re running short on time.  Let’s see where I am.  … Continue reading

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Eclipse 34

“I can try snow-blowing,” Patrick announced.  “I’ll take care of it,” Trisha said.  She faded into a blur of motion headed for the basement stairs.  “Just a moment,” Janie said. “I have to find Krystal again, tell her we’re good … Continue reading

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Eclipse 33

“Brian!” Janie and Trisha did not quite shout at their brother.   “Oops!” Brian managed.  “And this would be, Brian Arthur?” Patrick asked ominously.  “Joe asked me not to bring it up, Dad,” Janie said. ”Because it didn’t matter.  Besides, … Continue reading

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Eclipse 32

“Yes, they would be asking Janie about City of Steel, wouldn’t they,” Patrick said. “Having said that, these people are my guests in my house, so you will treat them politely.” He stared at his son.  Brian nodded vigorously. “Janie, … Continue reading

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Eclipse 31

Excerpted from Eclipse, The Girl Who Saved the World, now available from Smashwords, Third Millennium, and Amazon. “The North American champion,” Krystal North said. ”The Visitor.  That’s Kurchatov and Hornpiper.  Speaker Ming.  Mayhaps the Supreme Gamesman.  I’ll provide mentalic support, … Continue reading

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Eclipse 30

Eclipse, the Girl Who Saved the World, is for sale on Smashwords, Third Millennium, and Amazon. “What is going on?”  Janie’s mother asked fearfully.  Abigail Wells wished her children had been less involved in persona events, even if none of … Continue reading

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Eclipse 29

< I’m having dinner,> Janie answered telepathically. <Can’t interrupt.  Dad would kill me.  You have to wait an hour!> This was weird, she thought.  She never had strangers call her, but this woman was the fourth today.  The other three … Continue reading

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Eclipse 28

“You talked about, yuck, romance novels?” Janie asked. “That’s gross!  What do they have to do with that stupid play about Italians going into suspended animation? You think I can get an A+ if I insert something intelligent instead? I … Continue reading

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Eclipse 27

  “Except Romeo and Juliet makes absolutely no sense at all,” Janie said. “I just wrote down what I memorized from those other crazy books.  You were right, Dad.  Finding those other books helped a lot, no matter how stupid … Continue reading

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Eclipse 26

“A’s,” Trisha said. “Mostly A-pluses. Except Gym.  C-minus.  OK, I have to be really careful not to give away I’m a bit faster than some other kids.” “I suppose faster than sound does qualify as a bit faster.” Patrick Wells … Continue reading

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