Sleeping Beauties 

By Stephen & Owen King

In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?

A mock book cover 

Front page - 7.5" x 5" 

Designed with: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent. And while they sleep they go to another place, a better place, where harmony prevails and conflict is rare.

The Process

The following are sketches made during the ideation stage.

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