When you start to engage with the cishet power brokers and gatekeepers, pundits and pontificators, you’ll often get the well-intentioned advice to straighten it up or go nowhere.
Humanity has spread across the stars. But law and order failed out there just as they did on Earth. Certain individuals stand prepared to step in where needed.
I would never be offended to hear “I bought your book for the cover.”
2020, 17 in. x 11 in.
Gouache on paper
Just like process over product, think creator over creation.