Blue Six: A Novel
Jude Joseph Lovell, author
In 2033’s tarnished America, an ambitious, unnamed filmmaker, employed by an educational production company called Formative Experience Films, has earned his first directorial gig. The assignment: travel back in time 40 years to Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1993, to shoot a documentary concerning the acclaimed fiction writer Joel Duvell’s own first job as a platoon leader in the United States Army. Over a six-week production, as the film crew documents the young officer’s life, we witness an artist in gestation, struggling with the consequences of his own choices, and painstakingly acquiring the knowledge and skills he would later employ in the pursuit of a much different vocation. BLUE SIX is a story of resiliency and perseverance; of staying in the fight to secure one’s place in the world.