Captain Morse, on the other hand, is older and more jaded. He provides a nice counterbalance to Samantha’s youth.
Very early in becoming an author, you realize that writing is an art. Creating a finished piece does not simply require putting pen to paper – it takes hours of painstaking work to write, revise, revise again, and then revise some more, and often you still aren’t entirely happy with the finished product.
I find that writing lines from the characters’ voices can be especially hard in science fiction. Taking in unique, unearthly situations and using your characters’ perceptions, perspectives, logic and speech to describe and react to those situations is what makes the fictional world truly real.
I have selected a some quotes from Salvation to share over the next few weeks, and hopefully you will get a sense of the characters and the story behind them as each new quote is added to the mix.