A 1950’s style science fiction franchise [albeit “Kill Command” is adult post-modern] based upon the 1965 novel Dune by Frank Herbert. Dune is frequently cited as the best-selling science fiction novel in history.
In other words. With a few notable exceptions, a 1950’s Science Fiction Anthology eBook series.
George Orwell once said “Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because tough men stand ready to do the violence on their behalf.”
At twenty percent machine, Sara is proving herself to be quite formidable.
At twenty-one machine, Sara will be a machine [i.e., not a robotic being, but metal nonetheless], and thus being Borg already not to mention a Borg queen, she will finally be able to assimilate other beings.… Read Full Article
“The plan is simple. We’ll sit her in one of the rooms. Parade in the AI avatars one by one. She has a tell when deferring to an authority figure. She will show that tell when her queen comes into the room.”
When she enters her sparsely-furnished quarters she notices the change, immediately.… Read Full Article
Sternns. Dowdy, disfiguring eyeglasses. The cateye eye glasses have thick coke-bottle lenses of ordinary clear optical-grade glass.
Nine sees its girl Seven sporting a sternka. It doesn’t see its girl Seven sporting rimless reading glasses, with schoolmarmish half-lenses and wire frames that hook behind the ears.… Read Full Article