Part-robot. Cyborgs. Even now, with our pacemakers, our cybernetic limbs, our holographic eyewear, it is difficult to deny that we are approaching an age when the line between humankind and machine is beginning to blur. In the age of the 'post-human' being, in a world when your humanity can be measured by the number of electro-mechanical components that have replaced your biological limbs, what will be the measure of a man? In 'The Cyborg Chronicles', twelve of today's top speculative fiction writers explore the approaching collision of humanity and technology.
The A.I. Chronicles Future Chronicles Book 2
Even today, machines that mimic human thinking surround us. As the intellectual feats of computing machines grow more and more astounding, will there be a day when their apparent intelligence approaches, or even surpasses, self-aware?In this latest title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies, that of human beings? And what if these machines then become conscious, thirteen authors confront the question of the Singularity: at and beyond that point of time when A.
I. Chronicles" features stories by bestselling author David Simpson the Post-Human series, Prix Aurora winner Julie Czerneda In the Company of Others, plus eleven more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction. Becomes more than simply a human construct. From first awareness to omniscience, these original short stories explore that territory where human intelligence comes face-to-face with what is either its greatest hope, or its greatest threat.
The A. I. A. I. Artificial Intelligence.
The Time Travel Chronicles Future Chronicles Book 7
Time travel. The time travel chronicles" features stories by science fiction grandmaster Robert J. Sawyer calculating god, amazon bestselling author Rysa Walker the Chronos series, Best American Science Fiction notable Samuel Peralta Faith, plus eleven more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction.
And what if it were possible to travel into our own, fourteen authors confront the question of time travel and its consequences, more recent past? Would we be able to change our present, or are we prisoners of predestination? Is fate what we make of it?In this latest title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies, exploring a landscape where past, present and future all become imaginable destinations.
. Humanity has long imagined what it would be like to be able to create a time machine, what we might see if we could travel into the future, or be transported to the distant past.
The Galaxy Chronicles Future Chronicles Book 8
Humans are the verge of breaking its bonds with Earth and reaching other planets, other worlds, other galaxies. Some call it the ultimate frontier. Scott dark space, plus nine more of today's top authors in speculative and science fiction. Space. And when we do, colonists, our battles, against alien empires, and space marines as they push the boundaries against the unknown, twelve authors take us on that incredible journey with adventurers, our wars? In this latest title in the acclaimed 'Future Chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies, will we go forth in peace? Or take with us our conflicts, and themselves.
The galaxy chronicles" features stories by USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors Nick Webb Constitution, Raymond L. Weil the lost Fleet, Jasper T.
The Robot Chronicles The Future Chronicles
Scientists predict that the "singularity" -- the moment when mankind designs the first greater-than-human intelligence -- is nearly within our grasp. Believe it or not, truly sentient machines may be a reality within as little as 20 years. Will these "post-human" intelligences be our friends? our servants? our rivals? What will we learn from them? What will they learn from us? Will we allow them to lead their own lives? Will they have basic human rights? Will we?Science and society will be forced to address these questions sooner than you think.
But science fiction is addressing these questions today. Androids. Robots. Artificial Intelligence. In the robot chronicles, thirteen of today's top sci-fi writers explore the approaching collision of humanity and technology.
Chronicle Worlds: No Way Home Future Chronicles Book 18
A colonial space explorer, sent alone to determine a planet's suitability for human colonization, who stumbles across a woman who is part of the same program but shouldn't be there at all. No escape. An assassin from the future, stranded when he fails in his mission, who knows he will soon cease to exist.
Nothing terrifies us more than being stranded - forsaken, cut-off, marooned in a place from which there is no way to home. A soldier trapped in an endless war dies over and over, only to be awakened each time to fight again - one of the last remaining few seeking to save mankind from extinction. An raf radio engineer in an abandoned military installation, who begins to suffer hallucinations, shifts in time and memories that are not his own.
In this title in the acclaimed future chronicles series of speculative fiction anthologies, Amazon Breakthrough Novel finalist Michael Patrick Hicks and USA Today bestselling author Samuel Peralta join with some of the most exciting new voices in speculative fiction explore the mental, physical and metaphysical boundaries that imprison us when we are lost.
The best place to discover new sf authors, is any of the anthologies coming from samuel peralta" -- hugh howey, usa today bestselling author of the Legacy Fleet trilogyAbout the AuthorCreated by USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Samuel Peralta, I think, NY Times bestselling author of Wool★★★★★"A powerful new voice in speculative fiction" --Nick Webb, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
Its unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes - A. I. Galactic battles, time travel, aliens, cyborgs, immortality, zombies, robots, dragons, doomsday - has made it one of the most acclaimed anthology series of the digital era.
The Immortality Chronicles Future Chronicles Book 6
What if you could live forever? defy death itself? Even now, life extension, cryonics, scientific advances in regenerative medicine, cybernetics, and in other areas have brought humans to the brink of solving life's final conundrum. In this volume of the acclaimed ‘future chronicles’ anthology series, invulnerable, twelve authors imagine that uninterrupted journey, but what it means when human life can continue indefinitely, confronting not just how, immortal.
The immortality chronicles” features stories by award-winning scientist and author E. E. Giorgi chimeras, amazon bestselling author Will Swardstrom Contact Window and ten more of today's most visionary authors in science and speculative fiction.
The Shapeshifter Chronicles Future Chronicles Book 13
From legendary humans who transform under the light of a full moon, to the horrific mimicry of 'The Thing', to the mimetic metal of a T-1000 Terminator, such embody the mystery of the unknown. In this volume of the acclaimed ‘future chronicles’ anthology series, eleven authors weave stories around such entities – both fantastical and technological – exploring our fascination with the shapeshifter.
The shapeshifter chronicles” features stories by Hugo and Nebula Award winner Ken Liu, Aurora Award winner Julie E. Shapeshifters. Beings with the ability to change their physical form or manifestation. Czerneda, usa today bestselling authors Anthea Sharp and Alexia Purdy, plus seven more of today's most visionary authors in fantasy and speculative fiction.
The best place to discover new sf authors, i think, is any of the anthologies coming from samuel peralta" -- Hugh Howey, NY Times bestselling author of Wool---Created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
Its unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes - A. I. Zombies, aliens, telepaths, immortality, robots, dragons, galactic battles, cyborgs, time travel, doomsday - has made it one of the most acclaimed anthology series of the digital era.
The Future Chronicles
Created by award-winning author samuel peralta, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, each volume brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern science fiction and fantasy. The future chronicles has grown, from a single collection of robot stories, into a series whose unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes – A.
I. Zombies, dragons, cyborgs, immortality, aliens, telepaths, galactic battles, time travel, doomsday – has made it one of the most acclaimed short story anthology series of the digital era. This future chronicles special edition volume is a compendium of stories selected from the Chronicles’ standalone titles, never before published, and includes five new stories, from some of today’s best writers in speculative fiction.
. Its companion series – Alt. Chronicles, the illustrated chronicles and Chronicle Worlds – are similarly ground-breaking in their coverage of less mainstream tropes such as alternative history and shared universes.
The Telepath Chronicles The Future Chronicles
From that first glorious moment of discovery, to the subsequent jealousies and class divisions, to the dangers of weaponization and the blessings of medical miracles, The Telepath Chronicles promises to take you inside the creative minds of some of today’s top science fiction authors. Just a far-fetched bit of science fiction “hocus pocus.
But is it? with today’s giant leaps forward in technology and biotechnology, with people constantly surrounded by sophisticated yet invisible communication networks, and with a rapidly increasing understanding of the brain’s inner workings. Telepathy. Is it so hard to imagine that we might be able to develop direct mind-to-mind communication?Or might it not be the case that evolution alone, in the right circumstances—if not on this planet, then on others—could give rise to creatures with telepathic abilities?This collection of fourteen stories explores the ramifications of a future where telepathy is real.
Chronicle Worlds: Tails of Dystopia Future Chronicles Book 17
Discover 'Tails of Dystopia'. The best place to discover new sf authors, i think, ny times bestselling author of wool★★★★★"a powerful new voice in speculative fiction" -- Nick Webb, and edited by some of the most-respected editors in the genre, USA Today bestselling author of the Legacy Fleet trilogyAbout the AuthorCreated by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, is any of the anthologies coming from Samuel Peralta" -- Hugh Howey, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
Enter these worlds with some of the most inventive authors writing today, including USA Today bestselling authors David Adams and Cheri Lasota, Wall Street Journal bestselling authors Daniel Arthur Smith and Ann Christy, and Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award winner Rysa Walker. Dystopian deserts, animals and their human companions discover heart-stopping adventure among the ruins - and you will, the medieval English countryside, the far reaches of the galaxy - in each of these and more, post-apocalyptic mountain ranges, too.
Discover 'Chronicle Worlds'. 1984' meets 'the incredible journey' in thirteen dystopian tales by some of today’s most accomplished writers of science fiction. In this title in the acclaimed 'future chronicles' series of speculative fiction anthologies created by award-winning author Samuel Peralta, tragic pasts, discover tales of dark futures, and a present that’s run off the rails are presented in landscapes as varied as their authors’ imaginations.
Set in bestselling worlds fully realized by their authors, these stories unfold as seen through the eyes of animals — tamed and feral, domestic and savage — as they traverse a world of perdition where often their capacity for nobility and self-sacrifice transcends our own.