“Huge in scope, towering in concept, it is a work that will live on in the reader’s imagination.”
Boy, were they ever right. I first read those words almost 25 years ago, on the back of a novel. That novel climbed Kilimanjaro with me, went to university with me on my first day and it took me exactly 3 seconds to locate it on my bookcase when I saw today’s topic.
Those words are on the back of “Dune” by Frank Herbert, written decades after he wrote the novel.
I’ve always aspired to do the same sort of thing with worldbuilding and I’d like to believe that, with Era: The Consortium, I’ve got close to a concentrated area which has the kind of detailed universe which I respect so much in his work.
I’m here to tell you that it’s fine to have inspiration from whatever works from you.