Mrr is a departure for me, but a really enjoyable departure. It’s in a science-fiction/post apocalyptic genre and is alternately funny and tragic. (By the way: you’ll have to wait a few pages to find out what the title means). Here’s the synopsis:
Two hundred years after the apocalypse ripped the oxygen from the environment and people were forced to live in immense self-contained Domes, the last remaining human community uses time-travel technology to send Mrr, a time scientist, back to 1988 to recover the only substance that will reverse the decay of the oxygen levels. But that is a completely alien world. He is befriended by a woman, with whom he falls in love, but has difficulty in quickly understanding the culture. Missteps and misunderstandings lead to an often hilarious but deadly serious, set of events. Without intent, he has sent back inaccurate assumptions to the future, making the project fail. Mrr’s colleagues finally decide that the Dome cannot be saved and make plans.
The environmental disaster that befell the earth caused all oxygen to be bond to metals… Continue reading
This is a different genre for me, but I think I managed to combine some strenuous tension and hysterical humor (or so they tell me). This is a love story and an action adventure thriller set in post-apocalyptic Earth. There are angry mutants, dumb-as-stump civilians, and insane situations. Oh, yea: time travel to a place strange and challenging. It’s a fun read.