"Everyone's life changes the universe." A very special and beautiful story of space presented by Kim Boyeong, the truest sci-fi writer.
- Book Intro
If physical life existed in the afterlife and an ecosystem were in place, what form would it take? This novel is a very special, beautiful story about the universe from a Korean representative author of SF, Boyeong Kim. What do immortal creatures look like? Prophets and their disciples create the universe and continue learning while traveling between the afterlife and the earth, the upper world and the lower world. However, a disease called "corruption" is rampant among those who are deeply immersed in the lower world. How will prophets protect the upper world, the lower world, and all of humanity, which is connected by "corruption"? This full-length novel comes after 4 years from her last work <The 7 Executioners>. This is based on her medium-length storyentitled Cross Road of Webjin 2013.
- About the Author
As one of Korea's leading sci-fi writers , Kim Boyeong is considered to be an author who writes real sci-fi. She has influenced in many ways the rookie sci-fi writers who made their debuts in the 2000s.
Kim Boyeong debuted with her work Experience of Touch in 2004 and unanimously won the Award for medium-length novel at the 1st Science and Technology Creative Writing Competition. Known as the author who writes the truest science fiction, Kim Boyeong worked as a game developer for Seal, Narsilion, and Seal Online, which were loved for their outstanding scenarios. She now devotes her time to writing novels at her home in Gangwon Province.
She published two short stories in 2010, A Story About Going Far Away and Evolutionary Myths, and her first collection of short stories, The Seven Enforcers, published in 2013, unanimously won the Best novel prize at 2014 Sci-fi Awards hosted by the Gwacheon National Science Museum.
Her short story Evolutionary Myths was first translated and published by the American sci-fi webzine Clarkesworld Magazine in 2015 and many others of her works are being translated into foreign languages.
The collection I'm Waiting for You and Other Stories will be published simultaneously by Harper Collins US and Harper Collins UK, publishers known for publishing the world-renowned masters of sci-fi. The book will include I'm Waiting for You and The Prophet of Corruption.
In addition, she has worked as a scientific advisor for movie director Bong Joonho’s Sci-fi Snowpiercer, provided advice for game scenarios, illustrated webtoons, and worked in various other areas such as planning for the superhero collection Superhero Neighbor and the school chronicle Fortunately Graduated.
The Prophet of Mundanity, a new work, is a reinterpretation and expansion of the medium-length novel of the same name that was released in the webzine Crossroad in 2013 and 2014. The book includes a short story with a similar theme, Dawn Train, and three other stories that follow The Prophet of Mundanity but have different conclusions.