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The Colour Red, Mica Blankinship Apr 2018

The Colour Red, Mica Blankinship

Senior Theses and Projects

A young thieving woman gets taken by a group of rebels seeking her help to stage a rebellion. Their society lingers on the brink of civil war, and she, in joining them, finally chooses a side. As she begins to learn more about this rebel group and their motives for wanting a war, pieces of her tragic past begin to surface and give her her own reasons for joining the fight.


A Space Opera, Samuel Joseph Chirtel Jan 2018

A Space Opera, Samuel Joseph Chirtel

English Graduate Theses & Dissertations

In the year 2072 President Joe Chirt has led the United States into World War III. An alliance of Russia, Turkey, and the TechnoCore (a confederation of liberated Artificial Intelligences) aims to end American hegemony and existence. With the aid of alien technology, genetically engineered plants and animals, and most crucially the artificially intelligent and weaponized spirit of the Internet Porngeorge, however, the President is far from defenseless. He drafts a reservist and civil servant named Jayd Black as part of the war effort, prompting another civil servant named Josph Severian, who just happens to feel a deep unrequited love ...


The Heat Of It All: A Collection Of Fiction, Poetry, And Nonfiction, Shane David Griffin Jan 2018

The Heat Of It All: A Collection Of Fiction, Poetry, And Nonfiction, Shane David Griffin

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The Heat of it All is a thematically organized collection of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, drawing upon the author’s experiences as a war combatant, firefighter/paramedic, and farmer, as well as a son, husband, father, and grandfather. The book examines emotional, ethical, and metaphorical heat: the fires of temptation, desire and fear, the ongoing chemical burn of trauma and its aftermath, and the healing warmth of family love. In particular, the author explores and challenges traditional notions of masculinity and heroism, inspired not only by his own ambivalence about these notions and his experiences in traditionally heroic occupations, but ...


The Naked, Running, Screaming Girl, Norm Miller Jan 2018

The Naked, Running, Screaming Girl, Norm Miller

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write creatively and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Carry On Luggage, Jack Frazer Jan 2018

Carry On Luggage, Jack Frazer

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write creatively and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


No Longer Home, Douglas L. Thomas Jan 2018

No Longer Home, Douglas L. Thomas

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Oj, David Aldridge Jan 2018

Oj, David Aldridge

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Aftermath, David Aldridge Jan 2018

Aftermath, David Aldridge

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


The Naked, Running, Screaming Girl, Norman Miller Jan 2018

The Naked, Running, Screaming Girl, Norman Miller

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Quang Tri Rain, Larry Meier Jan 2018

Quang Tri Rain, Larry Meier

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Anonymous, Jack Frazer Jan 2018

Anonymous, Jack Frazer

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Don't Take 'No' For An Answer, Beth Liechti Jan 2018

Don't Take 'No' For An Answer, Beth Liechti

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Collateral Damage, Pat Clark Jan 2018

Collateral Damage, Pat Clark

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write creatively and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Detected, Christopher Knaggs Jan 2018

Detected, Christopher Knaggs

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write creatively and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Breakfast Of Champions, Norman Miller Jan 2018

Breakfast Of Champions, Norman Miller

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write creatively and, if they so choose, share their own stories.


Greater Love, Pat Clark Jan 2018

Greater Love, Pat Clark

Mighty Pen Project Anthology & Archive

This piece was written by a student of the Mighty Pen Project. The Mighty Pen Project is an organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that offers a classroom experience for veterans to learn how to write creatively and, if they so choose, share their own stories.