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Hannibal Lecter: Transhumanist Icon
You set the price! Words: 4,780. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
It's one of the oldest and most enduring of human dreams― the drive to become like gods. But the gods don't necessarily share our morals. This is the original, unaltered 2005 essay that was part review of Thomas Harris's Hannibal series, and part meditation on what it really means to transcend our humanity.
Jim & Jill
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It's sometime in the future on planet Earth, perhaps the 25th century or thereabouts. The humanoid robots have won out. And, what do these ultra-smart androids do for entertainment? Why, they replay miscellaneous memories from the humankind era. But, it seems that not all of these memories are static. Some seem to have an impetus to have a meta-life of their own. Well, until ... (1300 words)
Upgrade: A Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A short story set in the universe of Roger Williams's cult classic novel, The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect. Humanity has created a new god, the all-powerful Prime Intellect, whose prime directive is to promote and protect humans above all other species. Yet it's just another day to an ancient species living on a distant world.
Wanderer Returns
You set the price! Words: 131,980. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A new star appears and begins crossing the sky night after night. Fear spreads among citizens of the ex-empirial Commonwealth; among Shapechangers from the Lands Beyond; and among the people of the Marathy Heart Lands. Most believe the Old Gods are now returning to bring back their war and destruction. Nobody really knows what it is or what will happen when it arrives; but everybody is afraid.
NightBird Calling
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On the run from their biological father, burdened with a reluctant passenger, and facing seemingly insurmountable odds, four cloned posthuman brothers set out to rob a deep space installation owned by the Nesters, former humans who have transferred their minds onto bio-gaseous computers. Their bio-dad's agents are closing in, and their Nester target may prove to be more than they bargained for.
The Omniverse: Chronicles of the Aeons War
Series: The Omniverse, Book 3. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 335,980. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
ALL FIVE VOLUMES OF THE AEONS WAR IN ONE EDITION! INCLUDES BONUS FEATURES NOT INCLUDED IN THE SERIAL RELEASE!
The Cut-Up Man: And other Posthuman Cycle stories
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four standalone stories set in a distant posthuman future: An abandoned assassin looking for redemption; a victim searching for control and revenge; a desperate soul calling out to a friendly voice; an expedition struggling with the mystery of an enigmatic object. Includes The Cut-Up Man, a novella, (Please Don’t) Put Your Wires In My Brain, a novelette; and two previously published short stories.
Born Into Shadows
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Five posthumans working as a crew together for the first time are sent on a fact finding mission to a remote and seemingly uninteresting nebula. Their mission: investigate rumors of a large object hidden in the nebula, an object said not to be of modern posthuman design. Only one of the crew knows the identity of the expedition's mysterious backers and...what it is they fear.
Biologically Fit: Using Biotechnology to Create a Better Soldier - Super Soldier, Posthumans, Bioconservatives, Bioprogressives, Transhumanists, JASON
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: 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.
Lovers & Fighters, Starships & Dragons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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.