Playing the Long Game

What happens when you find yourself confronted with a gatekeeper who doesn’t just have all the time in the world to stall you, but all the time in the universe? A former president of the United States finds himself in just this situation as a dog-headed being named Seth interrogates him for the Nth time.

Originally published in Fiction International this postmodern science fantasy explores the implications of cutting-edge technology on the afterlife with a dose of dry humor.

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“Read this book slowly to savor Lawson’s righteous anger and skillful comic buildup in a satire in the spirit of Jonathan Swift.”


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