Take a journey to the furthest limits of cyberspace. It is the year 2077 and data pervades. There are no plants or animals in the cities, food grows only on orbiting satellites, and sex has been forgotten. All day long, day after day, humans process their burgeoning data via “PIFFEN meters” implanted in their brains. A worldwide bioelectronic net called the Neural Web links the tiny meters. But Kale Keeler—a 26 year-old, female Web reporter—has glimpsed the ways of the old-time. While attending a rare physical briefing with Mr. Clyde Trivers, the CEO of the “Public Netgorks,” she notices that Trivers is different from everyone else. He does no data processing of his own.
Rise of the Sea Witch
Details of the sea witch’s banishment have been exaggerated. The body count that preempted it was not. Once an illustrious princess, her hands and tentacles were stained with the blood of thousands. No one could comprehend how the hooks of madness dragged her down from her life of privilege.