• Ryan W. Norris
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    • Joined in September 2012
  • Ryan W. Norris is a full-time evolutionary biologist and part-time writer of (mostly hard) science fiction. He has published twice in Analog Science Fiction and Fact ... Show More
  • Nimrod Tzarking commented on Chapter 5 :
    8/22/2017 11:37:34 AM
    Daaang this is a cool hook. You've got great concepts in here. I'm always pumped to read from the perspective of characters with weird biologies/ontologies and ... Show More
    ATHENA by Ryan W. Norris & Damian Hamilton, Ryan Evey, William W. Beckman,
    (14 chapter reviews) | 1180 +Votes
    Having lived their lives as the unwilling subjects of extraterrestrial attention, a group of college students in a small ... More Info
    • Ryan W. Norris Thanks! I worry we don't use the 5th Member quite as well as we should. She has a tragic origin, but on that's far into the story's future.
      8/22/2017 8:32:45 PM
  • Nimrod Tzarking commented on Chapter 4 :
    8/21/2017 8:03:39 PM
    I've enjoyed every chapter of this so far! One minor heads up- '[it] felt so much like a dream to Rose that she assumed... [it] was one of those dreams" sets us up to ... Show More
    ATHENA by Ryan W. Norris & Damian Hamilton, Ryan Evey, William W. Beckman,
    (14 chapter reviews) | 1180 +Votes
    Having lived their lives as the unwilling subjects of extraterrestrial attention, a group of college students in a small ... More Info
    • Ryan W. Norris Wow, yeah, that's a crappy sentence. Thanks for reading!
      8/21/2017 8:25:22 PM
  • Nimrod Tzarking commented on Chapter 1 :
    8/18/2017 11:50:12 PM
    Seriously loved the monsters in the opening. Decipherable but still decidedly alien. The characters have a strong dynamic too- I'm excited to read the rest.
    ATHENA by Ryan W. Norris & Damian Hamilton, Ryan Evey, William W. Beckman,
    (14 chapter reviews) | 1180 +Votes
    Having lived their lives as the unwilling subjects of extraterrestrial attention, a group of college students in a small ... More Info
    • Ryan W. Norris Thank you so much for reading and welcome to JP. We hope to get back to the serial before too much longer, but in the meantime, there is plenty here.
      8/20/2017 11:59:24 PM
  • Geri Rowe commented on Chapter 1 :
    10/25/2016 12:59:02 AM
    Liking it so far....
    ATHENA by Ryan W. Norris & Damian Hamilton, Ryan Evey, William W. Beckman,
    (14 chapter reviews) | 1180 +Votes
    Having lived their lives as the unwilling subjects of extraterrestrial attention, a group of college students in a small ... More Info
  • Deandre commented on Chapter 1 :
    7/5/2016 5:57:48 PM
    Vivid descriptions and great start. I was hooked early on by the descriptions.
    ATHENA by Ryan W. Norris & Damian Hamilton, Ryan Evey, William W. Beckman,
    (14 chapter reviews) | 1180 +Votes
    Having lived their lives as the unwilling subjects of extraterrestrial attention, a group of college students in a small ... More Info
  • Ryan Watt commented on Chapter 4 :
    6/10/2016 6:20:53 PM
    She is nearly as grumpy as Swamp now... Her transformation is already beginning! She should have bought the fried potato chips. Baked is another sign of transformation. ... Show More
    437 +Votes
    Secrets are lurking in the swamp. Bernice just wants to do her research and get her degree. The swamp has other plans.
    • Laura Morrison I hate when people call people by nicknames that haven't been approved by the recipient!! Geir from Desert Story does that too. Though Kevin is nowhere near Geir's level, they both are rich and entitled and float through life getting what they want. And yes on the chips--a clear indication that the transformation is under way.
      6/10/2016 6:35:41 PM
    • Ryan Watt I do it sometimes, I will admit, but I try and stop if the person really doesn't like the nickname. I hate all nicknames people have given me, so I have no excuse for being guilty of that crime.
      6/10/2016 6:36:55 PM
    • Laura Morrison It's not a universally horrible thing, I don't think :) I've gotten nicknames from people and been cool with it. I think it's a problem when a person who you don't like gives you a nickname you don't like. I bet you're safe :D
      6/10/2016 6:47:03 PM
    • Ryan W. Norris It sounds like poor Ry Ry never got used to being called Brian.
      6/16/2016 1:44:39 AM
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