"Memes of Loss and Devotion" examines the human condition, our possible futures, our challenges as a species and our failings as sentient, supposedly intelligent beings.
Journey to a far future where all human minds are connected not only to each other but also to benevolent Artificial Intelligences. Technology may have changed, but the human condition has not, and neither has the human heart.
A not so random encounter in a hotel bar triggers unforeseen consequences, but just who is the hunter and who is the prey? If you thought that romance in the early 21st century is a minefield, just add advanced technology and see how much more dangerous it can get.
Can love survive death? What happens when devotion unexpectedly returns from beyond the grave? A doomed love triangle is destined to end in disaster in a haunting story of passion that can never be reciprocated.
What if men were obsolete? What if new technology meant that the human race could continue without them? How far would you go to prevent this?
Plus, another eleven cautionary tales that ask some big questions about all of our futures!
Darren White is a new British writer. Born in the North of England, he now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and daughter. Raised in the heart of Robin Hood country, he went on to study Computer Science at university in Sheffield.
"Memes of Loss and Devotion" is his first collection of Sci-Fi & horror short stories. A Sci-Fi novel, “The Fomalhaut Plague" will follow shortly.
Since the mid 1990's he has worked in the information technology industry. He is a Chartered Information Technology Professional, a Chartered Member of the British Computer Society and an Incorporated Engineer. He currently works as a Project Manager in the television industry, working on ‘Big Data’ insight initiatives.
He has an interest in popular physics, molecular biology, astro physics, technology and computing. He knows just enough to be able to Google any required information.
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