Awaken Me, Paper Robot!
You are the lonely child of a generation born on a forgotten planet. Your days are spent picking bitter fire bush berries that grow wild. These berries keep you and your fellow Arcadians alive. Village elders make sure everyone does their part so that your people live on. Work to eat, eat to work, on and on until you die.
But you’re different. Settling for this life is not in your nature. As the days wear on forever, as blood from thorn-punctured fingers mingle with blood red berries, your mind wanders to the crashed starship in the swamp that brought your people here so long ago. The one that left you stranded.
At the Helm: Volume 3: A Sci-Fi Bridge Anthology
Conflict across the cosmos. New frontiers discovered. What it means to be human reimagined.
Dreams of tomorrow become reality in this third collection of bestselling authors and newly emerging writers from Sci-Fi Bridge. From the inner worlds of unforgettable characters to alien planets at the farthest reaches of our galaxy and beyond, our writers examine the human experience from within and without. They hold up a mirror to the human experience. Who are we as a species? Who do we want to be? How do we achieve that greatest vision of ourselves for us and our children?
You’ll wonder at the possibilities of what we can accomplish together. You might even come to believe that a better tomorrow can be more than a dream….