Entry updated 28 June 2021. Tagged: Author.
(? - ) US singer/songwriter, playwright, screenwriter and author who is of sf interest for the Antasy sequence of Science Fantasy novels beginning with Prophets of the Ghost Ants (2011; rev 2017), set in a Far Future Planetary-Romance version of Earth called Dranveria, where homo sapiens has suffered Devolution to the size of contemporary ants, which have in turn become gigantic. The protagonist, marked by pheromones as a lowly worker in an ant-nest-like coercive Keep, is chosen as one of a migrating queen's companions. After a Fantastic Voyage, he founds a kingdom, surrounded by enemies he successfully fends off; especially in the second volume, various forms of Religious salvation are disputed, none of them given much credence. [JC]
Clark Thomas Carlton
born Gainesville, Florida
- Prophets of the Ghost Ants (Scotts Valley, California: CreateSpace, 2011) [Antasy: pb/]
- Prophets of the Ghost Ants (New York: Harper Voyager Impulse, 2017) [rev of the above: Anstey: pb/]
- The Prophet of the Termite God (New York: Harper Voyager Impulse, 2019) [Anstey: pb/]
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