The Reconciliation
Author(s): Steve Stanton
Series: Bloodlight Chronicles Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2010
Product Number: EB00074704
Released: Sep 01, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781554906246
Publisher: ECW Press
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"Revitalizes the cyber-fiction genre with its vivid prose and believable characters . . . [This] should appeal to fans of Bruce Sterling and William Gibson" (Library Journal). Zakariah and Mia Davis have been infected with an alien virus that prolongs life—and as a result, their blood is a valuable black-market staple due to its rejuvenating effects. But the "eternal virus" has not affected their son Rix, and Zakariah is consumed with the search for an active sample to inoculate the teenager against mortality. To succeed, Zakariah surgically wires his brain for the global computer network, a virtual cyber-economy controlled by avatars. Busted for transporting grain without a permit, and on the run from the government and the Eternal Research Institute, Zakariah must travel off-planet through a commercial wormhole, alongside a woman who is seeking the source of immortality for her own purposes. Now, in the Cromeus colonies on the other side of time and space, Zakariah will risk everything to give his son eternal life . . .

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