Time traveling between the present and post apocalyptic southeastern Wisconsin, the hero of MINDSET, Mario Rizzo, is faced with his confusing arrival 650 years in the future where a blatant mind control program rules society. Mario meets Mark, a fellow time traveler, and together they try to figure out what is happening. Moral and ethical conflicts arise when Mario meets Resa, a beautiful mindset woman whose brainwashing isn’t all that entrenched. Mario is further traumatized when an evil “Defender,” the highly programmed men charged with keeping order, brutally murders Mark. Mario’s excruciating torture by the same sadistic Defender sends him back to his happy life in 21st century Wisconsin.
Mario rejoins his old life, his old ways, his wife, his family and job. But, the future just won’t roll over and play dead! He desperately seeks relief from the inner torments of having visited the future. All the normal medications, his job, his family, the bottle, pills, therapy don’t work. Just as he is about to melt down, fate intervenes and sends him back to the future to a new life he barely understands
Mario embraces his new life and embarks on a journey of self discovery that simply was not possible before. Join Mario as he discovers the secrets of his inner self only the future could reveal
About the Author: Mindset is fine regional fiction by first time novelist Enrico Bostone. In the tradition of Dune author Frank Herbert, Bostone carries the reader along on both the science fiction and human interest levels. Bostone’s hero, Mario Rizzo, is a man both tough and tender. Meet both of these remarkable men in the remarkable MINDSET