By Taylre Rene Malloy~Self-Love Literature Contributing Writer
Science Fiction Writers are predicted to see the future. Did you know that many of planet earth’s most notable technological advancements were actually spawned from some of the world’s most prolific sci-fi authors, long before they became known by this reality? Science Fiction writer, Sophia Stewart, also known as the Seer of Science Fiction, is a keen example of this phenomenon.
In her novel, “The Third Eye,” she writes of a society controlled entirely by autonomous machines known as sentinels. A reality in which ordinary human beings live underground in a world known as Zion while the rest of humanity falls victim to an all-knowing computer simulation, more formally known as The Matrix. A world in which many today would argue is no longer science fiction, and indeed actually exists.
Child prodigy, prolific writer poet, creative genius, and visionary are just a few of the terms used to describe Sophia Stewart and her profound literary legacy. Growing up in the concrete jungles of New York City, Stewart’s supernatural literary powers were uncovered early when she passed the New York State Board of Regents Examination, thus expediting her directly into college from junior high school. This achievement alone astonished her teachers and helped illuminate her brilliant mind to a wider audience. And thus her love affair with science fiction was born.
Receiving her Bachelor of Arts Degree in journalism with minors in both law and psychology, Stewart attended the City University of New York in 1979. Here she studied under the guidance of many celebrated authors and writers such as Max Segal, a former journalist of the New York Times, Emile Capouya, well-known publisher, editor, essayist, and critic, Paul Cherry, a playwright for Broadway, and many more.
As the original writer of both Terminator and The Matrix series, Stewart became inspired to write her epic novel “The Third Eye,” while she was studying cinema at the University of Southern California. This ingenious work, copyrighted since 1981, is the foundation and birthplace of the primary core elements that make up the blockbuster films, Terminator and The Matrix.
Stewart’s otherworldly literary abilities to write literature that predicts the future begins with her ability to create characters that transcend time, space, reality, and technological innovation. In “The Third Eye”, she weaves conventional metaphysical, spiritual, and technological concepts into the single-handedly most revered science fiction films of the 20th century. Both Terminator and The Matrix films are among the most artistically phenomenal and financially profitable film franchises in Hollywood’s history. These works alone have grossed over $25 billion, won numerous Oscars, and generated billions in revenue internationally. She is currently working on the upcoming Matrix 4 film, which is destined to supersede the remarkable success of The Matrix and Terminator. Thus establishing her as one of the most profound science fiction writers of this era.
But Stewart’s literary genius was not always honored by the all knowing and powerful Ones in Hollywood. The Wachowski Brothers, originally credited for The Matrix Franchise, plagiarized her writing after submitting the screenplay for review in a local film contest. After a 10-year court battle to prove the validity of her work as indeed plagiarized, Stewart won the largest lawsuit in history, making her one of the most well-paid writers of this age.
More than 25 years after the creation of her manuscript, the technology of the Matrix has now been born. It is rumored that the United States Government has already developed “sentinel” technology based on the all-knowing machines within the dreamworld of the Matrix. This alone makes Sophia Stewart a prolific Seer within the realm of science fiction. Her future novels can only predict more technological advancements to come.
“After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill – the story ends here, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember, all I’m offering is the truth – nothing more.”