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Truth Metric
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Geoffrey gives an overview of the book:

Space Grunts is the third anthology of the Full-Throttle Space Tales series. Edited by Dayton Ward, Space Grunts contains 18 hard-hitting tales of soldiers in space, by established and rising-star authors. Dispatches from the front lines contained in this volume: .... "Truth Metric" by Geoffrey Thorne: A commanding officer faces the unpleasant duty of notifying a parent about the death of their son, and explaining how and why he died. 
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Space Grunts is the third anthology of the Full-Throttle Space Tales series. Edited by Dayton Ward, Space Grunts contains 18 hard-hitting tales of soldiers in space, by established and rising-star authors. Dispatches from the front lines contained in this volume: .... "Truth Metric" by Geoffrey Thorne: A commanding officer faces the unpleasant duty of notifying a parent about the death of their son, and explaining how and why he died. 

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TRUTH METRIC introduces the CORE/MERCANTI war, my first foray into space opera. It focuses on the struggles of the crew of the APEX, slowly making its way home from the frontlines. If you like my STAR TREK work but want something with a bit more grit, this is where to find it.

About Geoffrey

Geoff is a writer, illustrator and sometime maker of filmed entertainment.  

He lives in Los Angeles but is hoping for a pardon any day now.

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Published Reviews

Apr.12.2008

...my favourite story was Or The Tiger by Geoffrey Thorne, with lots of scenes involving Torres innate distrust and dislike of the surviving Equinox crew and a new alien mystery thrown in for good measure...

Apr.12.2008

The universe is dying in Geoffrey Thorne’s “Eshu and the Anthropic Principle,” and all that’s left is the god Eshu and a few stubborn bits of matter. Having nothing better to do, Eshu decides to explore the...