Kimberly created her first videogame back when the 80-column card was the new hot thing. This turned a literary love of science fiction into a full blown obsession with the intersection of technology and humanity. Kimberly runs a mobileVR development studio, lectures on the intersection of art and code for UCSC’s master’s degree program and writes science fiction about how all these app-driven superpowers are going to change the human race.
Meet Annie, newest member of High Charity's child gang "The Gophers." The daughter of a fallen Acolyte, Annie walks the line between what her poor family wants her to be and what she feels is her destiny. But her Ma is keeping secrets. When Annie and her best friend are tasked with stealing a magic token from a rival gang member, Annie witnesses the arrival of High Charity's new greatest enemy.
When planetary refugee Della folds a curse into a “Fancy” chain of paper tokens resembling flowers from their home world, she has no idea how her thirst for revenge will bloom into something unexpected.