The crew of the space salvage ship JN3-0518 have crash-landed on a planet that was colonized hundreds of years earlier, and has lapsed into a suspicious and superstitious dark age. With their advanced technical knowledge, the crew makes a living by faking miracles. Kings and clergy hire them to make ancient prophecies come true. But when they are tasked with making a prince ascend into light and power, they find themselves cast as kidnappers and witches.
Discount Miracles is a slipstream story of sci-fi and fantasy that lightly treads the edges of Clarke's Third Law. Hoverbikes and giant monsters come together in a story that is a little comedy, a little romance, and a lot of adventure.
|Geography:||Space - Beyond Our Galaxy|
|Realism:||Science well beyond modern definitions, bordering on fantasy|
|Time Period:||2200 - 2999|
|Sexual Preference:||Irrelevant or N/A|
Styles & Themes
|Humor:||Moments of levity|
|Inspires Reader to Feel:||Confident/Self-Motivated|
|Mysteries & Puzzles:||Modest mystery element(s) to story|
|Pacing:||Time to savor, deliberate|
|Physical Action:||Minor and occasional action|
|Political/Social Commentary:||Politics irrelevant to story|
|Romance:||Minor romance, not a significant story driver|
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