By Andreas Eschbach
This is often the 1st a part of a close to destiny dystopian mystery trilogy approximately sleek mind technology, media keep watch over, terrorism and the top of humanity because of anything known as "coherence" -- a expertise established community of human brains, hooked up through a chip-implant. Spiced - on the way to stand - with a section romance, too.
Christopher ist auf der Flucht. Gemeinsam mit der gleichaltrigen Serenity
ist er unterwegs in der Wüste Nevadas. Irgendwo dort draußen muss Serenitys
Vater leben, der Visionär und Vordenker Jeremiah Jones, der sämtlicher
Technik abgeschworen hat, nachdem er erkennen musste, welche Gefahren die
weltweite Vernetzung mit sich bringen kann. Doch eine Flucht vor der Technik
– ist das heute überhaupt möglich? Serenity ahnt bald, auf used to be und vor allem
auf wen sie sich eingelassen hat. Denn der schwer durchschaubare Christopher
ist nicht irgendjemand. Christopher hat einst den berühmtesten Hack der
Geschichte getätigt. Und nun ist er im Besitz eines Geheimnisses, das
dramatischer nicht sein könnte: Die Tage der Menschheit, wie wir sie kennen,
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