The Star Prince is one of a series of adapted science-fiction stories from AudiSee. Advances in science have led to humanity being smarter than ever before — with a few exceptions. One of those is Brand, the son of a academic couple. Because his father, Morton, chose to let Brand live instead of “disposing” of him as a baby, the family bears the stigma of raising him. A career cross-roads, the father decides that he will take Brand to a space colony so he can find a life there.
Brand is excited about this because he’s had dreams since he was a young child of a forest by a lake. However, the colony chosen may not have this particular feature. Traveling to the colony, the family’s space ship breaks down and they’re forced to crash land on a planet that has the forest by the lake. The planet’s inhabitants are a telepathic people who see Brand as their chosen leader, foretold as coming from the stars. Continue reading