Return of the Convict
by William Alan Thomas
Lucas, a terminally ill convict, escapes from Mars and returns to Earth for treatment. Dom, his young clone,is a space cadet whose brain is being transformed through implants. Soon he and Astra, the love of his life, will be part of the ruling technocracy. For Lucas, Dom's brain implants are the avenue for a life-saving mind merger. He'll do anything to make that happen.