At First Sight

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Shannon Bohnen

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In 2390... When Mire finds a chunk of crystal embedded in the grout behind a bar, everyone starts clamoring for a chance to claim it as their own. The cyborg-elect wants to use it to set all the world's volcanoes off at once, a sexy shapeshifting alien says her soulmate is trapped in the thing, and



Short Summary

Right in the beginning, you see the two main characters burn up from the aftershock heatwave that spreads across the globe, then you see the events that lead up to it.

The world ends when all the volcanoes go off at once. In the epilogue, you can see there is ONE survivor, but then he opens a window, and he dies, too.


Minnesota, Florida

Based on a True Story


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Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Mire

Age: 31

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Modest,Aspiring,Narcisstic,Charming,Complex,Decisive,Skillful,Faithful,Romantic,Secretive,Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Riz

Age: 28

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring,Complex,Empathetic,Blunt,Selfless,Engaging,Faithful,Flexible,Skillful,Funny,Educated,Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Petridge

Age: 35

Gender: Other

Role: sidekick

Key Traits: Underdog,Aspiring,Narcisstic,Charming,Complex,Crazy,Engaging,Empathetic,Skillful,Funny,Visionary,Romantic,Sarcastic,Lone Wolf,Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Gale

Age: 29

Gender: Lgbt

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Badass,Villainous,Charming,Aggressive,Sexy,Confident,Desperate,Power Hungry,Romantic,Secretive,Seductive,Lone Wolf,Greedy

Development Pitch

About The Author

Shannon Bohnen graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Journalism. Her work has been published in BeAboutIt Press, Philosophical Idiot, and Queen Mob's Tea House. She lives in Minnesota with her husband, Keith, and new baby, Candor. This is her first novel.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,13-17,35-54

Target Gender: Universal

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Fancy Clam

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available