With the release of his new sci-fi space opera Starfire: Memory’s Blade (paperback, Kindle), writer Spencer Ellsworth finishes the science fiction trilogy he started last year with A Red Peace and continued with Shadow Sun Seven. Though in talking to him about the third book in the series, he revealed that there’s actually more to this story forthcoming…sort of.
Is it still called a “scorched Earth policy” if it doesn’t happen on Earth…and involves genocide? No, of course not. But that doesn’t make it any less of an intriguing fictional construct (emphasis on “fictional”). Case in point, Spencer Ellsworth’s sci-fi novel A Red Peace (paperback, digital), the first book in his Starfire trilogy, in which the last remnants of a galactic empire do an impression of Bender from Futurama by declaring, “Kill all humans!”