By Joan Slonczewski
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The pristine urban of Elysium floats at the water international of Shora, inhabited by means of 'immortals' who've succeeded in unlocking the secrets and techniques of life.
Outsider Blackbear Windclan desires to proportion the key of immortality along with his personal humans, yet can he, and the town of Elysium, live to tell the tale the corruption and decadence that immortality has bred into the ageless society.
And what of the awareness of self-aware nano-sentient servitors and their quest for vengence?
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The pristine urban of Elysium floats at the water global of Shora, inhabited via 'immortals' who've succeeded in unlocking the secrets and techniques of life.
Outsider Blackbear Windclan desires to percentage the key of immortality along with his personal humans, yet can he, and the town of Elysium, continue to exist the corruption and decadence that immortality has bred into the ageless society.
And what of the cognizance of self-aware nano-sentient servitors and their quest for vengence?
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The north side of the room looked like it could be a set piece of one of Cirque du Soleil’s extravagant acts. A large ring of masquerade masks circled a huge globe, six feet in diameter, cut in half and hung to give the appearance it protruded from the wall. A chaise lounge rested below amid at least twenty silk throw pillows of various designs and colors. Spoils of Thomas’s travels and episodic seasons of success. On the south wall, two dozen spears and blowguns from Southeast Asia surrounded four large, ceremonial shields.
She tilted her head. “But you didn’t sell your end of the tour company. ” “No, I didn’t sell out. ” He didn’t answer. “Thomas? ” She lifted her hands in exasperation and turned away. ” She spun back. ” “Too much to pay back right away. ” He dug out the receipt, handed it to her, and walked back to the curtain, as much now to avoid her eyes as to check the perimeter again. ” “Thousand,” he said. She gasped. “One hundred thousand? ” “Well, unless I’m dreaming, it’s real. Mom needed sixty to come clean, you needed a new car, and I needed twenty-five for my new business.
Yes, of course, the water. Something was up with the water; that was another thing he remembered. He knew he should jerk his hand out, but he was off balance and his eyes were fixed on the black bat, who stared at him with those bulging red eyes, and he let his hand linger. He dropped to his elbow and pulled his hand out of the water, turning to it as he did. The small pool of water pulsed with emerald hues. Immediately he felt himself drawn in. His face was eighteen inches from this shimmering liquid, and he desperately wanted to thrust his head into the puddle, but he knew, he just knew .
Daughter of Elysium: An Elysium Cycle Novel by Joan Slonczewski