85: Megan E. O'Keefe Interview

The Fantasy Inn Podcast

Jun 22 2021 • 46 mins

Travis interviews author Megan E. O'Keefe about Catalyst Gate, the thrilling conclusion to The Protectorate space opera trilogy from Orbit Books. The universe is under threat and an ancient alien intelligence threatens to bring humanity down unless Major Sanda Greeve and her crew can stop it.

Megan and Travis discuss fractal plotting, the creeping social impact of artificial intelligence, and the secret to a compelling plot twist.

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About Megan E. O'Keefe:

Megan E. O'Keefe is the author of the Scorched Continent trilogy and The Protectorate series. Her short fiction appears in Shimmer, Podcastle, and Barnes & Noble. Megan's debut fantasy novel, Steal the Sky, won the Gemmell Morningstar Award and her space opera debut, Velocity Weapon, was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award.

Find Megan on Twitter, Instagram, or her website meganokeefe.com.

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