Books tagged: machine of death

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Paradox (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Meet Gregory, an artificial intelligence unlike anything the world’s ever seen before. His impact onto society has been significant: by analyzing the answers given to just 12 questions, he'll tell you how you will die. When Ryan Downs gets a prediction like no other, he learns shadow groups exist solely to find out just how Paradox and Gregory’s other fantastical predictions will come to pass.
Lightning: A Machine of Death short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Liz is a librarian becoming disillusioned with her career. As she navigates another day of apathetic public service, she notices a Machine of Death slip left behind as a bookmark by a patron, labeled "Lightning." Liz doesn't know if the bookmark is a piece of someone's past or a warning for the future. Whose bookmark is it, and does Liz want to meet a doomed patron?
Complications
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's 1982 and Gene is on the front lines of love: he works retail at "Til Death Do Us Part", a computerized dating agency where the patrons know how they are going to die and hope to meet someone else before it happens. Like most shopping mall jobs of its day, it's a mix of boredom and politeness punctuated by flashes of genuine empathy but Gene's job is about to get a lot more interesting.