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Who will be offended by this change and how could they resist or undermine it? 42 Causeways My first novel, Forced Conversion, deals with a near future Earth in which downloading people into a virtual world—any virtual world of their choosing—becomes possible as a logical extension of medical scanning technology and expansive computer power. While there are lots of reasons to convert to virtual reality instead of living in a world of pain and dwindling resources, the conflict of the novel is driven by the simple fact that there are various groups of people who would resist such change.

I will not spoil that here—you’ll have to read the books, but whether or not he is the Kwisatz Haderach, the Universe’s Super-being, is beside the point. Like Arrakis, we see that Paul is calm with a vastness within him few can fathom, but he can become like the most violent and powerful sandstorms when the time for battle is upon him, echoing the various moods of the planet. The first Dune book is filled with countless small references to the setting, and some major ones, and they all add up and impact the story and the human characters in tremendous ways, making them change and react, becoming part of the planet.

Wade, Wyn Craig. Titanic: End of a Dream. New York: Penguin Books, 1979. Weatherford, Jack. Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World. Fawcett Columbine, 1988. 51 52 The World As Character The World as a Character Paul Genesse The most important character in many fantasy novels is the world itself. Readers and writers have to imagine themselves in that fantastical place or none of it seems real. You can create the most interesting hero and heroine and send them on some amazing quest, but if the world doesn’t capture your imagination .

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