It's the 23rd century, and Nasir Deepra is 248 years old, wealthy, kept young by all-pervasive nanotechnology, a corporate executive, and bored with life. To spice things up, he has become an Agonist, dipping into war zones—many of them in satellites orbiting the Earth—and filming his daredevil antics.
"Worst listen yet."
Hyperthought recounts the adventures of a young man who trusts an unscrupulous doctor to enhance his brain function, and of a young woman who tries to save him. The year is 2125, and the Earth has undergone drastic climate change due to global warming. People crowd in sealed underground habitats. Feisty little Jolie Sauvage leads extreme surface adventure tours for rich executives. She introduces Dr. Merida to one of her wealthy tour group clients, Jin Sura, an arrogant but troubled young man with a terrible desire for knowledge. That will prove to be a disastrous mistake.
In the 23rd Century, corporations have replaced nations, and executives have absolute rule. But when an underground enclave of independent workers threatens the system, executive Dominic Jedes must negotiate with them face to face.
"Futuristic occupy the planet story"
From storm drains, illegal dumps, and flooded landfills, all of North America's most advanced technology flows down the Mississippi River--microchips, nano-devices, pharmaceuticals, genetically modified seed--and lodges in the Louisiana delta. Out of this mire emerges a self-organized neural net, drifting in the water: the Watermind. It can freeze, boil, condense, and move--seemingly at will.
"Who can I like?"
It is the polluted and gritty future, saved - sort of - by technofixes. Young skydiver Orr Sitka wants no more from life in future Alaska than he already has: a woman he loves and the chance to dive. When he makes a reckless, record-breaking jump that catapults him into celebrity, he’s courted by corporations that want to exploit his talent to make him a sports media star. But the dangerous jump that wins Orr infamy turns out to be a breaking point for his loving girlfriend, Dyce.