Destruction via the Mirror Image The book, Destruction via the Mirror Image is about twelve astronauts picked to explore outer space in hopes of finding a discovery interesting to mankind. Once in space, they encounter a creature on the ship. This creature is so hard to figure out that they must find the monster's weakness in order to destroy it. On this space exploration, lives are sacrificed, passion and romance erupts while blackmail attempts surface. In the meantime, the astronauts are dealing with their potential destruction as the creature learns how to create offspring through its victims. After the demise of several of the astronauts, one unlikely astronaut figures out the monster's kryptonite. Will this astronaut save the others in time? Will he find a way to destroy the monster and become a hero? Author Stanley Pitchford weaves an interesting and unique science fiction vel that explores outer space and shows what can happen when we attempt to address the unkwn universe.