By AK Stone
Published: August 13, 2012.
2201 AD. A baby is delivered to safety with a dark warning:keep him a secret, or he will die. This is a delicate time for humanity, who have learned to compete with AIs by merging man with technology. Yet scarce resources still demand progress, and the light-speed barrier is finally broken. This momentous achievement, however, does not go unnoticed. Something is out there, watching, and waiting...