A Thousand Needles by Christopher Rantala
Approx. 19,900 words.
Published on June 25, 2012.
A future world of genetically engineered corporate pop idols and persocoms where truth is a rare commodity. Through a dream-like journey of internal and external struggles emerges a tale of beauty, horror, loss and betrayal in which young music producer Chase Normand struggles to uncover-and survive-his reality and ensure a future safe for his forbidden love.