I like the term speculative fiction. It means I can skip around the genres a bit. I mostly write fantasy / horror but am quite happy throwing in just plain weird stuff that sits nicely under the speculative fiction tag .
In a broken world Pascal is trying to heal the world as best he can. But, his brilliant mind is vulnerable to those who would exploit it to their own ends and he is prey to those who eke out an existence with what remains of their lives. Jealousy goes too far Pascal's father is forced to take desperate measures to save the best part of his son - Pascal's brilliant young mind.
Sometimes it’s better to not wake up.
When 16 year old Jamie Harper is knocked down by a car his life is abruptly put on hold – for the next twenty years. As the car breaks Jamie’s body his mind sees a danger that is far greater than just physical injury. It turns and flees.
Just because you don’t believe in the afterlife doesn’t stop it from existing. When Mickey Raymond’s life comes to a sudden and premature end he arrives in a place beyond death. It’s enough of a shock for Mickey, being dead at only twenty two, without then finding out that he has to embark on a journey to reach his ultimate destiny.