K. Hopkins
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Joined 11-30-04, id: 446767, Profile Updated: 01-16-11
Author has written 10 stories for Essay, and Sci-Fi.

Hello, I'm an Australian university student. I quite like my science fiction, though I'm picky and only like the ones I can sense some originality and grandeur in. My favourite book is still Dune by Frank Herbert (favourite film too). It had a profound impact on me when I first read it at fourteen. Some other favourites of mine are the Night's Dawn Trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton and the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming.

I like occasionally stumbling on a good story here and I will be trying to get stuff of my own up. I do a lot of essays on topics that take my fancy. I hope that most of all it's thought provoking and entertaining, otherwise it defeats the point. I hope you enjoy my work. If not, help me improve it.

My major work is I, Veiser. I plan on that becoming a novel length science fiction story. It is set in far future when the human race was spread across space. In an isolated part of the galaxy called the Otremir several human civilisations have sprung up. The story is set in one called the Genetate, an oligarchic republic, descendants of the people from ancient earth who inhabit seven worlds, governed by the principals of geniocracy (yes the raelian thing!) since I've not seen that done before. Its a story of political intrigue, class struggle, space battles and sex crazed super intelligent nobles. This is currently on hold.

I have also posted other essays, mostly old school assignments where I picked controversial topics such as proving the roman empire actually 'fell' in 1922. My 'How to fix..." series is an essay at a time look by an opinionated Australian how to politically reform the world, one nation at a time. Its a bit of a community service one to put my ideas out there so I can sleep at night knowing I've done my bit for the world.

Current Projects

Kids These Days: I am working on a collaborate story with another FP author Jave Harron which has the working title of Kids These Days. This is a near future story about three online friends who unwittingly create a living programme that turns into the greatest criminal enterprise in history. Check out Jave's profile to find it.

Daniel Crown series: In the year 2162 there is only one Interplanetary Man of Mystery: Daniel Crown. He is the suave, ruthless and very sexual Solar Intelligence agent who must defend the established order existential threats, nanarchists, religious fanatics, AGI crime syndicates and the supervillians of tomorrow. This will be an action/adventure series and obvious homage to another fictional agent that combines the fun and sexiness of the 60s spy genre with a hard science fiction setting of 22nd century civilisation. There are currently three Daniel Crown stories being written with the current working titles:

DC1: The Devil You Don't Know

DC2: The Man with the Diamond Swarm

DC3: White Dawn Rising

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Courting Lady Luck by TorgoTheWhite reviews
As the crew of Lady Luck, an interplanetary merchant vessel, attempt to assist a purportedly broke down Martian ship, they find themselves under attack from an unknown menace.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,319 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/4/2010 - Published: 7/5/2008
The Daughter of Lachiesis by KazimakTempest reviews
Karl Krispin, a detective is hired to track down the daughter of the Duke of Lachiesis, who has disappeared. Nalyari Lachiesis, refusing to marry the man her father has betrothed her to, has left her home to find her way in the galaxy.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 17,510 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/14/2010 - Published: 8/12/2009
Chronicles of New Earth: The Great Civil War by DarkJustice007 reviews
In a time after earths resources have been depleted, mankind has moved to a new galaxy and society has flurished. However Politics, smugglers, and love fill this action packed, thought inspiring epic. Would you fight for freedom? Would you die for love?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 190,969 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/31/2009 - Published: 1/22/2008 - Complete
Earthbound by D M Arnold
A Science-Fiction Romance: A time-warp victim falls in love with his own ancestor thereby risking his existence and that of his people.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 95,293 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/15/2006
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Kids These Days
In the 2039 three online friends, Jake, Nick and Hawwa start a scam on a popular augmented reality game that unwittingly spawns the most lucrative criminal enterprise in history.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Crime - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,863 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/16/2012 - Published: 8/6/2012
SIA System Factbook 2162 reviews
A guide to the settings of my upcoming Daniel Crown series. It is a compendium of late 22nd century society designed by the Solar Intelligence Agency to act as a guide for operatives and policy makers alike.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,534 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/28/2011
The Lonely Galaxy Almanac to the Otremir reviews
As a companion to the story I,Veiser, the Lonely Galaxy Almanac is a comprehensive travel guide to the planets and cultures of my fictional universe. The story is set in an vast interstellar civilisation 5000 years in the future.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 14,050 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 7/13/2010 - Published: 2/2/2010
I, Veiser reviews
In 5,000 years Earth is long forgotten. Seven planets rule a geniocratic empire on the galaxy's rim. Kerin Veiser, a young Gensman goes on a deadly rite of passage to rule a strange world. A sexy future epic of interstellar war, politics and adventure!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 69,293 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 1/23/2010 - Published: 7/6/2008
The complete and fun History of Australia! reviews
Have you ever wanted to know if there was more than Beer, Crocodile Dundee and Steve Irwin, in that large landmass at the arse end of the Earth? Little known, it has a long and fascinating history. Its here in full. Enjoy mate!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 42,251 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/6/2008 - Published: 5/30/2008
How to fix Canada! An Outsider’s Guide
Part 2 in the How to fix…. Series. An opinionated Australian gives constructive advice on how to politically reform your countries one at a time!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,255 - Published: 3/1/2008 - Complete
How to fix America, an outsider's guide! reviews
Im not American, but im more than happy to share a wealth of foreign experience and examples and give my own two cents worth about how to politically and constitutionally reform our big cuddly ally for the better! Edited and updated.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,218 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/25/2008 - Complete
Hey Americans, hands off our Frenchies!
An light hearted argumentative essay which proves Americans, unlike the British and the commonwealth of loyal English speaking dominions have NO right to take part in our sacrosanct tradition of making fun of the French.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,497 - Published: 2/12/2008 - Complete
Fall of Byzantium reviews
The Roman Empire did not fall in 476 or 1453, it survived until the 20th century! read on to find out how!
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,102 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/15/2007 - Complete
GermanSoviet War 19411945 reviews
History's greatest conflict. Without it, the Western Allies would never have been able to defeat the Germans in WW2.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,255 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/5/2006