• We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

  • Bobiverse, Book 1
  • By: Dennis E. Taylor
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (102,571 ratings)

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We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

By: Dennis E. Taylor
Narrated by: Ray Porter
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Publisher's summary

There's a reason We Are Legion (We Are Bob) was named Audible's Best Science Fiction Book of 2016: Its irresistibly irreverent wit! Bob Johansson has just sold his software company for a small fortune and is looking forward to a life of leisure. The first item on his to-do list: Spending his newfound windfall. On an urge to splurge, he signs up to have his head cryogenically preserved in case of death. Then he gets himself killed crossing the street. Waking up 117 years later, Bob discovers his mind has been uploaded into a sentient space probe with the ability to replicate itself. Bob and his clones are on a mission to find new homes for humanity and boldly go where no Bob has gone before.

Dennis E. Taylor’s hilarious novel sets the stage for the magnificent performance of Ray Porter, who revels in the brave new world of corpsicles, artificial intelligence, interstellar space probes, and space colonization in tantalizing detail.

We Are Legion (We Are Bob) is the first installment in the blockbuster Audible Original Bobiverse series - which has sold more than one million copies.

©2016 Dennis E. Taylor (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Welcome to the Bobiverse

In 2133, a new reality of artificial intelligence, replicants, and space oddities awaits you.

Our favorite moments from We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

Don’t lose your head—and freeze only what you need.
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  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)
  • Don’t lose your head—and freeze only what you need.
  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)
  • Keep this in your wallet at all times in case of death.
  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)
  • "We have to thaw the brain sufficiently..."
  • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)
  • The only emotion you will feel is deep concern.

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About the Performer

Ray Porter has over 400 narrated titles available on Audible.com. He has won several Audiofile Earphones awards, a Voice Arts award, and has been nominated multiple times for an Audie award. In addition to narration, he has been in multiple theatrical productions and appeared in various films and TV shows and will be in the upcoming release of Zack Snyder’s * Justice League* as Darkseid. A Dennis Taylor fan, he’s very excited about the release of Heaven’s River.