Newton's Wake: A Space Opera

Newton's Wake: A Space Opera

Ken MacLeod


In the aftermath of the tough Rapture-a cataclysmic conflict sparked via the explosive evolution of Earth's man made intelligences into godlike beings-a few remnants of humanity controlled to outlive. a few even prospered.

Lucinda Carlyle, head of an bold extended family of galactic marketers, had carved out a ecocnomic area of interest for herself and her relatives via taking keep an eye on of the Skein, a series of interstellar gates left in the back of via the posthumans. yet on an international referred to as Eurydice, a distant planet on the farthest rim of the galaxy, Lucinda stumbled upon a forgotten relic of the prior that may threaten the Carlyles' method of life.

For, within the final instants sooner than the battle, a determined band of scientists had scanned billions of human personalities into electronic garage, and despatched them into area within the wish of 1 day resurrecting them to the flesh. Now, armed, risky, and extremely a lot alive, those revenants have brought on a fateful disagreement that can shatter the stability of energy, or even switch the character of fact itself.

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