The Dream of the Forest
is 2197. More than one hundred years have passed since the
natural destruction of the Earth’s surface. The surviving inhabitants
are now living in Heavenly Cities high above the clouds with no
intention of ever descending back to the unstable surface again.
those cities. Her life is almost
perfect, but very soon she is going to find out that it was all just
an illusion as her dreams scatter like leaves in the wind and the
only thing left for her to return to will be her hometown.
turns her life in a drastically new direction. Helen finds herself
crashing down onto the earth’s destructive surface and landing in a
forest world that is completely alien to her with a million and one
questions and very few answers.
her and the surviving population that no one ever survived down on
Earth? Well, what if the truth was the complete opposite? What if
there really were survivors?
Stjepan Varesevac-Cobets was born on 12 September 1965 in Split, Croatia. He
lives and works in Kastel Sucurac, where he finished his elementary
and secondary schooling.
books, he traveled to places he could never visit in person. As a
child, he loved fairy tales and adventure but later discovered other
genres. When he found a Jules Verne book in the library, he became
fascinated by science fiction. He has been writing poetry for fifteen
years and has started writing science fiction. Lately, he has also
written children’s fairy tales and fables.
Sleepy Way” in 2005, and “Love” in 2006. On Amazon he
has published the poetry collections “The Child of Happiness”
in 2015, science fiction novel “Godeena” in 2015, the
science fiction short story “Butterfly” in 2016, the poetry
collection “When the moon takes over the dream: Love Poetry”
in 2016, and in 2017 the poetry collection “The Flaming Horses:
Collection of poetry”. He also translated his new Sci-Fi novel
“The Dream of the Forest”.
them, engulfing the front of the car. One hundred yards from the place where he stood, huge
flames surrounded a parachute that soon disappeared into the inferno. The car fell into a dense
crown of trees and disappeared from his sight.
Using tangled vines, Arn descended from the top of the large tree where he rested and headed
for the crash site. He knew the person injured in the interior of the car would need his help. As
he approached the crash site, the unpleasant smell of burned plastic and thick smoke filled his
nostrils. The front of the car was destroyed and on fire. The entire interior was filled with thick,
white smoke. Arn reached the vehicle and tried to get inside, but he hit his nose on a strange
transparent material. He looked within. In the thick smoke, he perceived a woman’s hand. Heat
flapped at his face from the burning front of the car. He had to pull out the woman or she would
Arn tried to break the strange, transparent material by hand but it did not crack. He needed
something hard to break it, so he looked at his surrounding. He saw a stone, picked it up, and
struck the wall with it. To his surprise, the partition burst into a thousand, small, rectangular
pieces. Arn cleared the sharp edges and tried to pull the woman out of the car. However,
something was tying her to the seat. With his hand, he felt a belt around her chest. He pulled a
knife from his belt and cut the strap.
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