Our interview today is with PP Corcoran, author of the Discovery of the Saiph (Saiph #1) (military science fiction, 4.4 stars, 61 reviews) and its soon to be released sequels, Search for the Saiph (Saiph #2) and Hunt for the Saiph (Saiph #3).
Before we get to the interview, a brief description of the series: Dr Jeff Moore unlocks the Galaxy with his unintentional invention of the Gravity Drive, whilst carrying out research on the Vega Star Probe, intended to provide Earth with colonies outside its own Solar System. This remarkable development leads to the construction of the new Vanguard Survey Ship, TDF Marco Polo, captained by David Catney he leads mankind’s exploration outside its Solar System and ultimately to the Discovery of an ancient, dead, civilisation. A civilisation whose technology is submerged deep within an extinct planet but it leads to the shocking discovery… man is not alone. As the Navy Fleet of the Terran Republic, explores newly discovered planets, mandated by politicians, aided by alien technology, the Captains find both friend… and foe… The Politicians and military forces are obligated to work together towards their objective. To hold the line. Defend the earth. No matter the cost.
AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH PP CORCORAN
Paul Corcoran unites cutting-edge technology and epic space battles with fast-paced action in his military sci fi Saiph Series. Paul has received rave reviews for his fast pace and action filled style of storytelling. Discovery of the Saiph (Saiph #1) is available in print and e-book through Amazon and other major retailers.
- What was unique about the setting of the book and how did it enhance or take away from the story?
The book is set in the not too distant future making the science, technology and ultimately the story more believable and accessible to the reader.
- What specific themes did you emphasize throughout the novel? What are you trying to get across to the reader?
To quote Edmund Burke “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing“. This is the basic premise of the book. Humanity discovers they are not alone in the universe and comes across alien beings some of whom are under Read more »