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|The Long Vigil
From the USA Today Bestselling Author of The Circuit Trilogy and Titanborn Series comes this harrowing science fiction short story.
After twenty five years serving as the lone human Monitor of the Interstellar Ark, Hermes, Orion is scheduled to be placed back in his hibernation chamber with the other members of the crew. Knowing that he will die there and be replaced before the ship's voyage is over, he decides that he won't accept that fate. Whatever it takes he will escape Hermes and see space again, even if it means defying the regulations of his only friend -- the ship-wide artificial intelligence known as Dan.
The world wears computerized contact lenses that control technology with the blink of an eye. Consumers are as thrilled as they are surveilled.
Newsight Incorporated became a household name when it released its debut product: Lenses. Now, Newsight is more than a household name…it’s in the household. It sees everything its customers see, both in the real world and in the simulated one. But not everyone is content to be watched. A teenage boy named Vincent, a Senator’s son, and his friend Jessica, a Newsight developer’s daughter, flee into the ranks of a clandestine protest group. With the group’s help, Vincent and Jessica disable their Lenses and see the world clearly for the first time. The sight that awaits them, however, may have better remained unseen.
A WOMAN AND HER ROBOT CHALLENGE AN EMPIRE . . .
It is 2062 - Earth's ecosystem has collapsed and its governments are bankrupt. The planet's starving migrants are ruled by a Consortium of scientific elitists, their weapons killer robots and Manna, a synthetic food rationed to the masses from the sea. Shaken by terrorist attacks against its Manna undersea production complex, the Consortium has ordered its top spy to infiltrate and destroy the terrorists. She will be assisted by Gog, the most powerful robot ever built. Lucinda Montavi is unaware her mission will expose the dark secret behind the Consortium, terrorists, and Manna, but Gog will soon unleash the darkest secret of all.
Every species in the galaxy is in danger of total annihilation and it may take one man's greatest sacrifice to stop it.
He set out to prove a theory. Now he's racing to save the galaxy from his mistake.
Nick is flung to a distant world when his hyperspace experiment goes awry.Along with his newly found, rag-tag band of alien friends, Nick Bannon battles to keep his devastating technology out of the hands of the biomechanoid race known as the Mok'tu.
|A Star Curiously Singing
Sandfly is a debugger. He is property, bought and paid for in an Earth under sharia law. All faiths but one have been banned. And the rule of the great Imam is supreme.
As a debugger, Sandfly has an implant in his head that connects him to the world’s technology—and doles out mental shocks to keep him obedient. All he wants is to fix bots and avoid shocks
Now he's been called into Earth orbit. The masters have a new spacecraft—one capable of interstellar flight. On its maiden voyage, the only robot on board went mad and tore itself apart.
Why? Better question: does it pose any risk to humans?
When Sandfly reviews the bot’s final moments, he perceives something unexpected. Something impossible.
As Sandfly pieces together the clues, a trap spreads beneath his feet. If he solves the mystery, he may doom himself. And if he fixes the robot, he may shatter his world.
Suspenseful, unique, and awash in cyberpunk jive, A Star Curiously Singing presents a bleak future that might be closer than we think.
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