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Rose Gordy's sci-fi story "Ptra's Decision" published in the March 2015 issue of Pablo Lennis
A young girl's desire to escape her present conundrum may only bring her into an even more dystopian circumstance. Which decision will her precocious mind settle upon?
By: Rosewords Books
Ptra lives in a society where the females do not have control over thier reproductive capabilities. The "greater good" dictates who and when they will procreate. Will she be able to find a way to bear this responsibility or will she escape into another world where liberty reigns? The art of decision making is no small matter.
Pablo Lennis, edited by John Thiel, is sci-fi’s longest running fanzine with more than 250 issues over the last 26 years. There is also an online version titled "Surprising Stories" which showcases original art and informative conjecture.
Author and dream counselor Rose Gordy spent thirteen years of her early life as a nun effectively cut off from the world. In spite of the conditions within the Church, she managed to leave and make a life for herself including getting married and having three sons. Through her experiences in the convent as well as decades of teaching in the classroom, she has woven compelling stories and poems honoring the lives lost and changed forever by adversity. For more information about Rose and Rosewords Books, please visit http://www.Rosewords.com.
Rose Gordy is a national and state workshop facilitator, speech coach, veteran secondary English teacher, dream counselor, and published poet, essayist and short story writer. She earned a Master’s Degree in English and French from the University of Notre Dame and has been writing and teaching for most of her life.