Sci-Fi Series Envisions Faster Than Light Speed

This week in the First Light look around the state, Illinois Public Radio’s Dan Klefstad continues his periodic ‘Read With Me’ series of interview with local and regional authors. This month, Dan talked with Ted Iverson about his new book “Mission to the Stars: Book One: The Search for FTL." FTL refers to “faster than light” a project undertaken by Jeff and Jennifer Bindl, a married couple that own the fictional Space Tech Corporation. We meet them in the prologue, on the maiden flight of a ship called StarDancer. Ted read an excerpt from this scene