13 mind-bending stories from Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author James Patrick Kelly! Kelly not only narrates each story, he adds exclusive commentary that takes you inside his creative process.
In a hard-edged cyberpunk future, a courier has stolen a load of the most dangerous, most dazzling drug ever invented and is smuggling it into New York City.
The Leila Torn Show
A sentient television show is struggling to survive the death of her main character.
The Edge of Nowhere
In a bizarre outpost perched on top of a mountain, the survivors of a cyber-cataclysm ponder the fate of humanity.
Bernardo has gone and his intelligent house misses him desperately. Designed to meet all her master's needs, she is his cook, maid, secretary, lover, and secret refuge from the world.
Barry Westphal Crashes the Singularity
A man in a bar has a headache. But it's not from drink.
The Dark Side of Town
A woman is shocked when she finds her husband's mechdream virtual reality pills.
Standing in Line with Mister Jimmy
A man who's been on the dole for most of his life is told by the government to fight in a never-ending war in Mexico.
The U.S. government hatches a scheme to attract teens and even preteens into the army: put them on a reality show.
A cautionary tale about a day in the life of a baby boomer in the not-so-distant future.
Murph lives on an ocean liner which has been set down in the corn fields of Kansas. He works as a security op and plays dangerous games in a virtual reality.
Three stories about the strange Cage family that clones its members and reports on heists.
Jim Kelly's stories appear frequently in Asimov's Science Fiction. Find out more at www.jimkelly.net.
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