Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts - English



First Advisor

Andrew Brininstoll

Second Advisor

Christine McDermott

Third Advisor

John McDermott

Fourth Advisor

Steven Galatas


This manuscript tells the story of Princess Luna McGlothen as she travels to the Eighth Galaxy Alliance as part of Earth’s first attempt at intergalactic diplomacy. Set in the distant future, Princess Luna is the heir to the throne of the Royal Republic of North America and is trying to prove to her authoritarian mother, and to herself, that she is worthy of her birthright. Across the universe she makes friends and enemies, experiences true betrayal, and realizes that she has what it takes to be a great leader.

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