“Boomer Hunter” Featured in Grimdark Magazine

Source: Grimdark Magazine

Source: Grimdark Magazine

I’m excited to report that my short story “Boomer Hunter” is in the current issue of Grimdark Magazine.

And yes, the story is about exactly what you think it is.

In addition to having grimdark themes, the story is what I would consider economic science fiction, if such a sub-genre even exists.

This particular piece posits what might happen to U.S. fiscal and entitlement policy if bondholders flooded the bond market with U.S. Treasury bonds and the cost of servicing future U.S. debt ballooned because of rising interest rates.

Admittedly, the lengths to which the U.S. government goes in this story to avoid paying the unsustainable costs of its entitlement policies in a high interest rate environment are extreme and gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “the dismal science”, but nonetheless make for an entertaining speculative story.

Check out Grimdark Magazine‘s trailer for this issue here:

I look forward to hearing what folks think about the story.


Buy my first complete anthology at Amazon or Smashwords. It includes ten stories about cursed alien artifacts, interstellar investment banking, ancient alien astronauts, parallel timelines, alien experimentation, and space colonization gone horribly wrong.

First published in venues like Fictionvale MagazineNewMyths.comMad Scientist JournalPlasma Frequency MagazineOutposts of Beyond, and The Colored Lens, several of these stories have received Honorable Mentions in the prestigious Writers of the Future Contest.

About Sean Patrick Hazlett

Finance executive, engineer, former military officer, and science fiction and horror writer. Editor of the Weird World War III anthology.
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2 Responses to “Boomer Hunter” Featured in Grimdark Magazine

  1. lbwoodgate says:

    Any evil wealthy oligarchs in your story propping up the government they want Sean. 😉

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