Tales from the Bridge Chronicles, Volume 1
The near-future world of Artemis Bridge has been critically-acclaimed in such novels as Under the Amoral Bridge, The Know Circuit and if [tribe] =. In this diverse collection of cyberpunk short stories, Ballard explores the fringes of that world, shining a spotlight on aspects of that world only hinted at in his previous works. He dissects the inner workings of credit assassinations, illustrates what happens to GlobalNet ID's of the deceased, and details the initiation process of the mysterious technomancers in ten exciting short stories, some never before published in any form. Fans of stylish science-fiction as well as those familiar with the previous Bridge Chronicles novels will enjoy this collection, available exclusively as an eBook.
"Ballard takes us on a ride through the corruption and societal decay"
"Ballard paints imaginative scenarios and environments"
"Ballard does a complete and thorough job of world building."