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Jeff Whelan, author of Space Orville
Space Orville, a young man of 16, is a new apprentice with Morphean Gaming Systems and has just moved into an Earth-orbiting apartment with his companion, NeutroFuzz, to test holographic video games.
As a result of a questionnaire he answered in the back of a magazine, Space Orville finds himself recruited by the Universal Protection Service to rescue a brilliant inventor who has been kidnapped by a group of diseased refugees seeking a cure for their malady.
Meanwhile, two agents from the OmniCosmic Alliance are in pursuit of a dangerously powerful and deranged scientist who has escaped from prison with a device that can alter reality and enslave every living mind. The two missions quickly collide, and Space Orville must find a way to work as a team while maintaining a hold on his newfound independence.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Space Orville?
Jeff Whelan: I took a lot inspiration from my love of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series by the brilliant Douglas Adams and from the often Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Jeff Whelan, author of Space Orville