Echopraxia (Firefall, Book 2)

Echopraxia (Firefall, Book 2)

Peter Watts


arrange for a unique type of singularity in Peter Watts' Echopraxia, the follow-up to the Hugo-nominated novel Blindsight
It's the eve of the twenty-second century: a global the place the dearly departed ship postcards again from Heaven and evangelicals make medical breakthroughs by means of talking in tongues; the place genetically engineered vampires remedy difficulties intractable to baseline people and infantrymen include zombie switches that close off self-awareness in the course of wrestle. And it’s all less than surveillance via an alien presence that refuses to teach itself.

Daniel Bruks is a dwelling fossil: a box biologist in a global the place biology has became computational, a cat's-paw utilized by terrorists to kill hundreds of thousands. Taking safe haven within the Oregon barren region, he’s became his again on a humanity that shatters into unusual new subspecies with each heartbeat. yet he awakens one evening to discover himself on the middle of a typhoon that may flip all of historical past inside-out.

Now he’s trapped on a boat certain for the guts of the sun approach. To his left is a grief-stricken soldier, obsessed through whispered messages from a lifeless son. To his correct is a pilot who hasn’t but came across the guy she's sworn to kill on sight. A vampire and its entourage of zombie bodyguards lurk within the shadows in the back of. And useless forward, a handful of rapture-stricken priests takes all of them to a gathering with whatever they are going to merely name “The Angels of the Asteroids.”

Their pilgrimage brings Dan Bruks, the fossil guy, face-to-face with the most important evolutionary breakpoint because the beginning of notion itself.

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