Black Death, Cholera, Smallpox, AIDS, COVID-19: Fiction Authors have written about infectious diseases for many, many years

As fiction writers our minds are far-reaching with imaginations that touch past, present and future earth up through the universe -Utopia and Dystopia. We’ve created stories about pandemics-plagues-epidemics long before Billionaire Bill Gates spoke in early 2019 about a potential pandemic.

One of my favorite authors is the late Octavia Butler, the first African American science fiction writer. Her novel Parable of the Sower followed by Parable of the Talents published in the early 1990s, is just right for today. Although both novels take place in an dystopian society, we can only hope this won’t reign true for the United States of America. Let’s hope.

From the desk of Amani Shakhete’s works in progress. A sci-fi novel.

Prologue: Out of nothingness she creates a beginning with no end, evolving into Source energy filled with hidden secrets and undiscovered life. Systematically, delivering planets—millions of them—orbiting their own family of stars. Life exists on every planet protected by infinite numbers of solar systems within their own galaxies. This active cosmic stage traverses 90-billion light years in either direction. She calls it the Universe.

“Put the universe on high alert! Prepare for battle!”

The urgent warning travels through a photo-voltaic energy wave spilling into trillions of galaxies. Dark matter created in cooperation with some of earth’s humans are working to push through a new World Planetary Order. The planetary alignment is under attack, the result of earth pulling too much energy from Mars, Jupiter and Neptune…

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