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Peripeteia (2041-2)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 5. You set the price! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After revelation, there must be action, a new ending sealed and a new beginning forged. Feng, renowned humanitarian and murderer, is tired. After long decades, he has one last, great act of creation in him. This is the story of a genius’ greatest creation; of the first posthuman, and first true AI. Also, a glamorous party, the real meaning of jihad, and someone riding an elephant in a palanquin.
Authority
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars. 2368. Eva Aucoin, sheriff, is already six bodies and zero clues into a murder investigation when the post-human Authority sends one of its agents in search of answers. With the colony's inhabitants in more danger than they ever were from a single murderer, Eva quickly realises she and Authority may be looking for answers to very different questions.
Sympatico (2048-9)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 6. You set the price! Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Even posthumans need a childhood. Zǔ is now 6, and will receive three great gifts. Each of these gifts will define a future spanning huindreds of years and billions of lives, and it all begins here. More importantly, this is the tale of a unique and lonely being finding their first true friend. Also, a completely new way of communicating, the rise of of true AI, and a friendly lady made of forests
Canto 1: Exposition
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is the beginning. Still Light is a tale that spans centuries, beginning in 2020 and ending in 2507. This volume covers the first thirty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier, as they rise through the ranks of Abraxas, the hidden rulers of the world.
Rites Of Passage (2055)
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Series: Still Light, Canto II, Act 1. You set the price! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Our rites of passage define us, even for a posthuman like Zǔ. Now 13, he is to be released into the wider world for the first time, and undergo experiences that will scar him, and shape humanity’s destiny. This is the tale of how he came out of the shadows, and into the light. Also, flying robots, angelic visitation, virtual worlds, a bejewelled dragon, and a girl falling out of a tree.
Lovers & Fighters, Starships & Dragons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Century-spanning life spans. Biohacking. Personality modification technology. Tom Purdom began his writing career over fifty years ago, and for the last twenty, he's been roving space and time with an acclaimed string of stories in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. Settle back with twelve of his best portraits of all-too-human characters coping with the challenges of the future.
Biologically Fit: Using Biotechnology to Create a Better Soldier - Super Soldier, Posthumans, Bioconservatives, Bioprogressives, Transhumanists, JASON
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Scientists in the field have proposed ideas on how to neurologically and physically enhance soldiers at the genetic level. These developments may help build soldier resistance to battle fatigue, increase endurance, and enhance intelligence making soldiers more decisive on the battlefield.