A Dangerous Way by S. A. Gibson

Eleanora and William travel across the post-apocalyptic land in the Southwest and fight over the future of the libraries.

A dangerous way

Eleanora is working hard on her foster parent’s farm and training herself in the defensive arts to avoid the same fate as her parents. William is a swordsman for the library. The Librarian is stepping down and all is being thrown into turmoil. Eleanora and William must take separate journeys across the arid and primitive landscape of the Southwest region after the Collapse.


Once their paths cross, they partner to survive by their wits and choose to fight or outthink potential enemies. The future of the region depends upon the decisions made by these two, separately and together. In this adventure of survival, Eleanora and William take a road trip through post-apocalyptic future America where modern technology has ceased to exist. With the return to the old ways, the world has become a woodpunk dystopia. People must live with woodcraft, farming, animal husbandry and hand crafted weapons. Join Eleanora and William as they venture forth on this dangerous way.

Genre: FICTION / Dystopian

Secondary Genre: FICTION / Action & Adventure

Language: English

Keywords: Nuevo Mexico, espalda, distópico, post apocalíptico

Word Count: 50,000

Sales info:

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Sample text:

Everyone in the town regularly practices fighting with and without weapons. Each man, woman and child is given assigned locations to take position at, if trouble comes. Watches are scheduled each day and night to observe the approaches to the town and warn of danger.

Eleanora uses her approach to the community as personal practice in sneaking and as a way to help keep the watchers on their guard. As she passes around an adobe house she faces a small boy with a crude spear pointed at her.

"Hello, Elenora," the little one says without lowering the weapon. "Hello, Eknath," she responds to him. "Have you seen Sammy?" "No, he has not come back from hunting. But, the book mothers are looking for you." "Thank you Eknath. I will go to them, Good guarding." Eleanora makes her way to the home of Nascha and Gouyen. They are older women now who have been a couple for longer than Eleanora has been alive. The two women are the resident keepers of books for this community. The women greet Eleanora warmly when she joins them in their home. while speaking to them about how the community life has been, Eleanora pulls a book from her cloak.

"Here is, The Trail of Tears and Indian Removal by Amy H. Sturgis, that I said I would bring you," Eleanora tells them. "Thank you so much," Gouyen says. "We have been looking for it for years. How are you doing with your foster?" "It is rough," Eleanora answers. "I don't know how much longer I can stay there. "Well, be of good heart," Nascha says. "I am sure you have important things to accomplish in this world. You may have to leave to achieve your true potential."

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Already translated. Translated by Alice Chersoni
Author review:
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