Gyges the Terrible by Adam Wasserman
Approx. 161,570 words.
Published on August 4, 2010.
What would you be like if you could do anything you wanted and feared no punishment?
This is a futuristic Earth, a dystopia. Drugs are a commonplace amusement and unemployment is a capital crime. Freemocracy camps exist for those who make trouble, and most of us try and escape the boredom of our lives in a common virtual world called “The Sim”.
How far would you go to break free?