Polaris 10 Short Stories by David Portlock

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cddPOLARIS – 10 Short Stories.

Interwoven tales of science fiction and horror.

DUST – An eight year old boy, living in Kansas during the Great Depression, has visions in the middle of a dust storm.

POLARIS – An inventor builds a troubled robot assistant.

THE DARLING CHAIR – A female scientist experiments with a flying force bubble.

KING JON AND THE SHEPHERD – A government agent captures a lost alien king.

GENEVIEVE – A 16 year old girl, kidnapped and turned into a ruthless killing machine, makes her way back home.

GLASS – A soldier volunteers for a suicide mission on a distant planet.

CAPTAIN ANDREWS CAME HOME – An astronaut, lost in space for 40 years, finally returns to Earth.

STILL – A woman and a soldier interact in the midst of an interdimensional alien invasion.

THERMAL – A man, starving and freezing in the Alaskan outback, stumbles upon an abandoned research lab.

BROTHER NIGHT – A drug addled psychiatrist is introduced to a strange young woman.

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“Excellent read, reminiscent of classic science fiction.”

Five Star Review on Amazon By misterc

This collection of interconnected short stories is so captivating. The stories span time and subject but have a very nice flow. It reminded me of Isaac Asimov and how he added the human element to science fiction. These stories are certainly not trapped in the sci-fi genre. They would be enjoyed by anyone who enjoys short stories. As I read I kept changing which story was my favorite until I finished. Then I realized the book as a whole was a true collection. The stories worked individually and collectively. Very impressive first(?) book by a promising author.

About the Author

I’ve written and directed the short films, “In Time”, “The Sheriff of Babylon”, and the Sundance Film Fest. short, “The Spartans”. My first feature film, “The Gristle”, was picked up by HBO, Cinemax, and Starz. In 2010, my script, “Dark Continent”, topped the Blood List as best unproduced horror/sci fi screenplay.

My first collection of short stories, Polaris 10 Short Stories, is available here on Amazon.

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