Lone Soldier in Paradise — One: Counting the Hours

Note: the following is a tale of the Golden Oecumene, as seen in my trilogy THE GOLDEN AGE. Previously unpublished, it is fated first to appear in  ALL MEN DREAM OF EARTHWOMEN AND OTHER AEONS, and is made available here in preview, as a courtesy to my readers.

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Lone Soldier in Paradise is now posted.

In the Golden Age, when all the dreams and ambitions godlike men can reach have been achieved, and war is a forgotten dream, one solitary soldier stands watch over the dreamers.

Atkins talks to ghosts of glory, and counts his coins of time.