I get asked why I chose Persia to be the name of the nation where "Before the Storm" is set. Even calling it "New Persia" causes some confusion with readers who either believe I am writing about the present-day Islamic Republic of Iran or have some … [Continue reading] about Why Persia?
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An excerpt from New Persia: Before the Storm! Pilot Farad Hashemi's airbase is hit by a surprise attack by the Azanians! ****** Farad woke up to screeching air-raid sirens. He leaped out of his bunk and ran for the door. He grabbed his flight … [Continue reading] about New Persia: Before the Storm excerpt 1.
Readers of New Persia: Before the Storm will encounter some names which are drawn from the Persian language, somewhat changed by a millennium of use on a distant planet. I used Persian names for the characters and for certain proper nouns. That … [Continue reading] about What the heck is a Tosan?
If you've read New Persia: Before the Storm, you may be wondering about the religion of the main characters. The flag of New Persia is a blue field with a nine-pointed star in the center. There's symbolism there. Part of the backstory of … [Continue reading] about New Persian faith