javier's apocalypse

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

working title: javier’s apocalypse

genre: young adult, lgbt, science fiction


after worldwide apocalyptic social collapse, nineteen-year-old javier bautista develops perspective of his place in a wildly different society to the one in which he grew up. javier has asperger’s
and gains deep insight into his relationships with others as those closest to him gradually unravel the maze of emotional baggage surrounding his complicated character. javier’s family, newly
defined to include bond as well as blood, begin to see in him glimpses of the humanity within themselves that they have lost as the struggle to survive has taken such a costly toll on their human
conscience. facing his greatest fears and coming to accept his newfound role among those who have chosen to congregate around him, javier’s confidence increases as we see him journey across a
desolate landscape into adulthood while confronting life and death moral dilemmas along the way, exploring romance, both gay and straight, and overcoming nearly insurmountable environmental and
human obstacles.

number of chapters: 13

estimated number of pages: 400

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Submitted: September 09, 2018

Javier Bautista, the main character, is introduced to the reader. Samantha (Sam), Javier’s classmate, is also introduced. The story begins in Chicago in the summer of 2033. The tone of this novel
deals with character change, is leisurely paced over the span of about a year, and includes several fast-moving action scenes and cliffhangers. Chapters are divided into parts, each of which shows
a single character’s first person present point of view. From beginning to end, the story progresses in the first person present POV from one character to the next. The main theme is young adult.
The secondary or background theme is science fiction.
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