The Dream of the Fathers—A Novel of Political Science Fiction America in 2178 is just two years away from the country's eighty-fourth presidential election. America will never be the same. Decades of change have led the American majority to a date with destiny and one man has been propelled to the forefront of American politics. That man, the one man who will deliver the American dream to the disenfranchised majority, is Senator Steven Hidalgo. But the opposition forces are powerful and practicality has caused them to jettison the cumbersome concepts of ethics and morality for the explicit rewards of success. Their only reality is control and their only chance at continuing that reality is bound within the next presidential election. Welcome to politics in the twenty-second century, where loyalty and trust are heirlooms to a political landscape that takes no prisoners. But woven like a powerful incantation into the social fabric of the oppressed majority is a two-hundred-year-old love story that offers a last glimmer of hope.