Dylan Byford


Dylan Byford is writer of science fiction and cyberpunk from the north of England. He is the author of the epic SF series The Lost Archive, set in a crumbling and colonised solar system, where all of humanity’s accumulated knowledge has been destroyed.

As well as producing books, Dylan blogs about the writing process, politics, systems and emergentism on his blog site www.dylanbyford.com.

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The Lost Archive
Follow Li, a Pultarian hold-fighter, and his lover Qira, a expert in the artificial intelligent entities called the Configurations, across a familiar yet darkened Solar System. Ravaged by a monstrous loss of knowledge, their world is falling apart and at risk of oblivion. Can they find the Archive? And what secrets might it hold for them and the future of their and humanity's existence?


Price: $3.99 USD.


Price: $3.99 USD.


Series: The Lost Archive. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Uran war machine has awoken and is scenting new prey. They have taken the ice-moon Jar’Frir. Where will they go next? The One-Eyed King? Possibly even Terra? Sage-Instruct Qira, searching for her vanished lover, Nessum, treks deep into the dangerous archipelago of the Uran colonies as they muster for war. Here, amid the gene-tampered monstrosities and vine-cable infrastructure, she finds him.
Series: The Lost Archive. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a colonised and crumbling future solar system, humanity is struggling to survive the catastrophic loss of centuries of precious knowledge. The intelligent entities that caused this loss, the Configurations, are spoken of with hatred and with fear. Have they left humanity to its own fate? Could they be buried still, deep in the infrastructure?

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