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The Borean Cycle

Palæoboreanica — The Palæoboreanica is the combined whole of the literature of the ancient Palæoboreanic hominids. The Sovereignty Cycle is a series of novels I was writing from 2000 C.E. to 2013 C.E. (which I plan to finish now that I’ve got the files off of the crashed hard-drive I had the documents stored on). For more information, see Fiction & Worldbuilding: The Sovereignty Cycle. Inspirations included The Epic of Gilgamesh, Homer’s Illiad & Odyssey, Hesiod’s Theogeny, the works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Virgil, Horace, and Ovid, Beowulf, the Poetic Edda, Snorri Sturluson’s Prose Edda, Jacobus da Varagine’s Golden Legend, Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, James Frazer’s The Golden Bough, and Eric Rücker Eddison’s The Worm Ouroboros.

The Nocturnals — Inspired by the works of Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, and H. P. Lovecraft, classic B-grade horror movies like Evil Dead II and Return of the Living Dead, more mainstream films like Poltergeist and Gremlins, children’s books like R. L. Stine’s Fear Street and Goosebumps, and television shows like Scooby Doo, Twin Peaks, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, The X-Files, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Eerie, Indiana, this paranormal fantasy took place in the small town of Oddfellows, Washington. I didn’t think of a name for the titular paranormal investigation group itself until relatively late in the creation process, and had originally titled their first adventure simply as “Oddfellows”, but ended up naming the investigation team “The Nocturnals” after a paranormal investigation group I was a part of from 2000-2002 or so, and began working on a prequel (or would it be an interquel, since the first adventure still hadn’t been completed yet?).

Metazoids — A Doylean “Lost World” setting for an intended audience that enjoyed programs like Pokémon and Digimon. The setting is populated by creatures who resemble animals, fungi, and plants, but actually represent a 4th, “lost” kingdom of multicellular living things who show evidence of genomic infiltration by extraterrestrials.

The Spacebunnies — A team of superheroines who travel the universe fighting space evil. Inspirations included Lost in Space, the original Star Trek, Space Ghost and The Herculoids, Heavy Metal and Heavy Metal 2000, Airplane II: The Sequel, Howard the Duck, Spaceballs, Amazon Women on the Moon, Felix the Cat: The Movie, Earthworm Jim, The 5th Element, Starship Troopers, and the early seasons Futurama.

Solar Civil War — In a future where humans have colonized the Solar system and have developed near-FTL technology, the Martians declare their independence from Earth and the first Solar Civil War breaks out.


Fiction
The Borean Cycle
Red the Blue Devil
The Nocturnals
The Spacebunnies
Metazoids
Solar Civil War