By Peter Watts
Organize for a distinct form of singularity in Peter Watts' Echopraxia, the follow-up to the Hugo-nominated novel Blindsight
It's the eve of the twenty-second century: an international the place the dearly departed ship postcards again from Heaven and evangelicals make clinical breakthroughs through talking in tongues; the place genetically engineered vampires remedy difficulties intractable to baseline people and infantrymen include zombie switches that close off self-awareness in the course of wrestle. And it’s all lower than surveillance through an alien presence that refuses to teach itself.
Daniel Bruks is a dwelling fossil: a box biologist in a global the place biology has became computational, a cat's-paw utilized by terrorists to kill millions. Taking safe haven within the Oregon wilderness, he’s grew to become his again on a humanity that shatters into unusual new subspecies with each heartbeat. yet he awakens one evening to discover himself on the middle of a hurricane that might flip all of background inside-out.
Now he’s trapped on a boat sure for the guts of the sun procedure. To his left is a grief-stricken soldier, obsessed by means of whispered messages from a lifeless son. To his correct is a pilot who hasn’t but came upon the guy she's sworn to kill on sight. A vampire and its entourage of zombie bodyguards lurk within the shadows in the back of. And useless forward, a handful of rapture-stricken priests takes all of them to a gathering with anything they'll in simple terms name “The Angels of the Asteroids.”
Their pilgrimage brings Dan Bruks, the fossil guy, face-to-face with the most important evolutionary breakpoint because the beginning of idea itself.
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