'Concerning Melissa' is a young adult series that started in the early 1990's. The author struggled for years having abandoned the work, and later picked up from where the writing was left off. After over 25 years of this cycle, the work was ready to be shown to the world.
The introduction to this series tells of the exploits of a very young girl, her esteemed companions, and the lives of those indirectly related to her. Occurring within a crowded U.S. city full of both opportunity and depravity; they're lives ascend into an uncertain epidemic ridden landscape. Places where ambitions and aspirations become easily shattered.
As the transformation into adolescence passes on, the youths come to realize their own dispositions which are greatly altered by their involvement in criminal elements. Despite the bare mundane realities, few of them imagine irrational and abstract scenarios in their own minds. Through creative dreams, urban legend, and superstition; they relish their deeply founded psychological ideals, which ultimately shape out major turning points in their lives.
The rapid and both delicate turn in years eventually collide, with societies hypocrisy and brutality. Thus hurdling Melissa and the youths through a collage of unguided and unpredictable choices.
The early beginnings in Melissa's life, opens the panorama for the immersive travel she and her peers will walk upon. This girl treads upon a figurative pilgrimage in search of a legendary priestess. A path that will put her in direct contact with individuals involved in all facets of life, whom possess unique traits and characteristics. Furthermore her journey that is imagined only to be a sort of childhood, metaphoric coping mechanism; begins to actually manifest itself upon becoming a young woman.
...For she in fact, gradually begins to meet those of whom she very well calls 'Valiants'.
- JoinedNovember 27, 2019