Apex: Nexus Trilogy Book 3 (Nexus Arc)
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The Explosive Conclusion to Nexus and Crux
Winner of the Philip K. Dick Award
Global unrest spreads through the US, China, and beyond. Secrets and lies set off shockwaves of anger, rippling from mind to mind. Riot police battle neurally-linked protestors. Armies are mobilized. Political orders fall. Nexus-driven revolution is in here.
Against this backdrop, a new breed of post-human children are growing into their powers. And a once-dead scientist, driven mad by her torture, is closing in on her plans to seize planet's electronic systems, and re-forge everything in her image.
A new Apex species is here. The world will never be the same.
File Under: Science Fiction [ Humanity 2.0 | Mind Matters | Hive | This Will Happen ]
we’re the Neanderthals. See? And no one’s going to drive us to extinction on my watch.” Pryce frowned. “Mr President,” she said. “Humans and Neanderthals mated. They interbred… There’s Neanderthal DNA inside of you.” Stockton nodded. “Exactly. And we still wiped them out! How much worse does it get than that?” Pryce stood there, reaching for something to say, anything. “Carolyn, this isn’t for discussion. My grandson’s going to have a fair shot at life, without competing with AIs or
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