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By Michael G. Munz
Northgate is in turmoil. Decaying, violent and corrupt, it's a universal sufficient urban within the mid twenty-first century, but discoveries underneath the Moon's floor have marked it with their first far away echoes.
Into Northgate has come Michael Flynn. Jobless and right down to his previous few cash, Michael nonetheless desires of creating a favorable distinction of his personal. but he has no kinfolk, no neighbors keep for the freelancer recognized purely as Diomedes, and this night the condo they proportion will burn to the ground.
When Diomedes turns into his mentor in a look for the arsonist in charge, Michael will get his probability to achieve these desires. yet he needs to face risks way more own than hearth if he is to be successful, for like a shadow within the flames, neither arsonist nor mentor might be what they appear.
And those who seek the Moon might be gazing.
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I don’t know exactly. ” “To the people who were going to be replaced by machines, maybe. A third one, eh? In a way, I guess the third one’s been going on for some time, if you mean thinking machines. That would be the third revolution, I guess—machines that devaluate human thinking. ” “Uh-huh,” said Katharine thoughtfully. She rattled a pencil between her teeth. ” “I hope I’m not around long enough to see that final step. ” “A barge was coming in, so he had to get back to work. ” She handed him a crumpled laundry slip with Bud’s name on it.
I can remember when we had to allow for holidays, especially around Christmas. There wasn’t anything to do but take it. The reject rate would start climbing around the fifth of December, and up and up it’d go until Christmas. Then the holiday, then a horrible reject rate; then New Year’s, then a ghastly reject level. Then things would taper down to normal—which was plenty bad enough—by January fifteenth or so. ” Paul paused in his office doorway. “A third one? ” “I don’t know exactly. ” “To the people who were going to be replaced by machines, maybe.
Anita never needled him about his devotion to the old car, though she did seem to think some sort of explanation to others was in order. He had overheard her telling visitors that he had had it rebuilt in such a way that it was far better mechanically than what was coming off the automatic assembly lines at Detroit—which simply wasn’t true. Nor was it logical that a man with so special a car would put off and put off having the broken left headlamp fixed. And he wondered how she might have explained, had she known, that he kept a leather jacket in the trunk, and that he exchanged his coat for this and took off his necktie before crossing the Iroquois.
A Shadow in the Flames (The New Aenid Cycle, Book 1) by Michael G. Munz