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Speedsuit Powers Fantasy Meets Reality

In last week’s blog post, I talked about the Pentagon working with Arizona State University to create a jetpack to enable soldiers to run faster, and how that ties into my Speedsuit Powers novels.

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My Speedsuit Powers Trilogy is one-part fantasy and one-part reality. It’s funny how when I was a child/teen, some ‘well-meaning’ adults would try and discourage my fantasy drawings. I would spend time thinking of what it would be like to have either super powers or technology that would allow me to do things beyond normal human physical capacity. (Thank you Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, Bionic Six, Super Friends, He-Man, G.I. Joe, SpiderMan, Iron Man, The Flash, Superman, Batman!) Oh, to fly! Oh, to run fast! Oh, to be bullet proof! I inherited my love of science and science-fiction from my father. And what a tremendous gift it has been!