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This twelve story collection is centred around the theme of being altered by a situation. 


In 'How to Win a War', a soldier experiences a strategy for ending wars that might just work. 


In 'The Patriotic Amnesiac', a mother voluntarily gives up her ability to form new memories with far-reaching consequences. 


A Queen and a Prime Minister plot against a President in 'Sever-Reign'. 


'The Legend of Legend' is a light-hearted caper about an egg that contains a universal truth. 


In the dystopian 'The Second Fear' a ministry attempts to produce fear in someone who is literally fearless. 


In the closing story, Devilish Tricks, a deal with the Devil changes Casimir Hendrix’s life, but is it for the better?

About The Author

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When he was in high school, a dare escalated a little too quickly and Robert made the state final in an interpretive dance competition. Thankfully, his teacher was okay with him chickening out of the main event, thus preserving his affection for education. 


Whilst not a direct consequence, Robert has since spent too much of his life studying and has just embarked upon his seventh university degree, a PhD in Education. Robert has degrees in psychology, sociology, biology and education, all of which inspire his writing. 


Robert studied karate for seventeen years and ran his own dojo in Perth, before taking a seven-year break, switching schools and becoming a student again. Robert is kosmemophobic, meaning he has a fear of jewellery. He has no idea why, it just freaks him out.

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