By Bob Proehl
As they go back and forth west, encountering superheroes, monsters, time tourists, and robots, Val and Alex are drawn into the orbit of the comic-con regulars, from a hapless twentysomething illustrator to an excellent company comics author stuggling along with her industry's old-school how one can a bunch of cosplay girls who supply a refrain of realizing statement. For Alex, this global is a mystical position the place fiction turns into fact, yet as they catch up with to their vacation spot, he starts off to achieve that the tale his mom is telling him approximately their trip may have a really diverse finishing than he imagined.
A understanding and affectionate portrait of the geeky pleasures of fandom, A Hundred Thousand Worlds can also be a tribute to the fierce and complex love among a mom and son—and to the best way the tales we create come to form us.
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A Hundred Thousand Worlds: A Novel by Bob Proehl