author of fantasy & science fiction
Dr. Benjamin Sykes, a brilliant neurosurgeon and engineer, has developed a device to cure psychological and neurological disorders. He awakens a comatose schizophrenic, only to learn the patient believes his hallucinatory friend is a manifestation of God. Can Ben find a way past his consuming need to fix people and separate the delusion from the religion without destroying the patient he's worked so hard to save?
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"Wow! Incredible beginning and awesome ending. It’s a short-story well-written and well-conceived. I devoured this story! I liked all the scientific and futuristic side, but also the moral lesson. An interesting way to talk about mental illness and its possible scientific findings. Favourite!"
The Awakening is available in print and ebook formats in the Endless Worlds anthology.