Day Zero – C Robert Cargill

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"The first day of the end of the world started entirely without incident." Day Zero is told from the point of view of Pounce, a high-end 'nanny bot', shaped like a tiger and designed to be his charge's toy, caregiver, and best friend rolled into one. Said charge is eight-year-old Ezra, and so far things … Continue reading Day Zero – C Robert Cargill

Firewalkers – Adrian Tchaikovsky

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"The Masserey-Van Bults were coming in all the dry way down the Ogooue Road, and, as Hotep would say, there was much rejoicing." In a not-so-distant future, the Earth has become a scorched hell zone. The very rich have escaped to orbiting habitats, accessed by space elevators. At the base of each, service townships (Ankara … Continue reading Firewalkers – Adrian Tchaikovsky