Crossing the Border of Dreams
Author: Bjorn Klein
Wordcount: 4414 words/ 15 pages
First published: January 2018
Genre: Satirical fantasy
Ethan Chatbury is part of a world that is frightfully similar to ours. He is very successful in his professional life, an absolute expert in his field, but due to certain physical “shortcomings” people react to him in peculiar ways that are not necessarily conducive to socializing and making friends. He therefore lives a very secluded and lonely life.
One day, an inconspicuous yet highly compelling book for children falls into Mr. Chatbury’s hands by accident. After reading Penny Feathersome’s The Mole That Never Saw The World, he is spellbound. He becomes determined to finally leave his laboratory, which has been his refuge for almost twenty years, and to explore the world.
But when he arrives at the airport with his new passport and so full of hopes, he soon has to find out that freedom is not for everybody…
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