Markos is an officer on a ship sent from Earth to investigate probe reports of intelligent extraterrestrial life. Markos is killed by the commander of this mission, and is then resurrected in an alien body by a race of aliens who need him to stop an interstellar war. But will he ever become human again?
In the brave new world of angels and procurers, rentadeath prostitutes will let you sexually abuse them and even hack them to pieces for a fee. In anticipation of your own death, be sure to keep up payments on your life crystal. After you die, you can enjoy life to the hilt in a very attractive new body with your memories intact. Young body, old memories. Violent death is the ultimate repeatable pleasure.
In a future where minds are enslaved by computer chips, one man seeks revenge. Michael Berlyn is an American computer game designer and writer. He is known as an Implementor at Infocom, part of the text adventure game design team. Berlyn joined Marc Blank in founding the game company Eidetic, which later became Sony Bend. He is also a composer and continues to create games for the Apple App Store.