Thursday, April 30, 2020

Book Excerpt for the Day

    Pirius said slowly, “I can’t come back.”

    Luru Parz laughed.  “But it doesn’t matter.  Sentient or not, it will only be a copy, like a Virtual.  And it won’t last long.  It has to be you, Ensign.” (…)

    Pirius looked at the frame.  He felt numbed, not even afraid; perhaps his imagination was exhausted.  He shrugged.  “There are already two copies of me running around the Galaxy.  I suppose I’m used to be being split in half.  When shall we do this?”

    (from Exultant by Stephen Baxter)

    7½*/10.  The complete review is here.

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