Xenu's Paradox: The Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard and the Making of Scientology

If there’s one overwhelming conclusion to be drawn about Hubbard’s career, ... [i]t’s that he ended up writing science fiction almost against his will, and for much of his life, he seems to have actively despised it. ... He didn’t choose his disciples; they chose him.
— Alec Nevala-Lee