When Gabby infiltrates the Southlands, reality becomes a dangerous game.
Desperate to reach Zaela before war erupts, Gabby takes a chance that puts her life in peril. She asks the Coders to send her into the Southlands as a spy, a request she quickly regrets. Now she faces a new enemy, one that knows everything about her and exposes her weaknesses in a game for her life. But before she can... [click here for more]
The greatest mystery of the ancient world remains the identity of who set fire to the Great Library in Alexandria. One hundred years later, Heron of Alexandria-the city's most renown inventor and creator of Temple miracles-receives coin from a mysterious patron to investigate the crime. Desperate to be free of the debts incurred by her twin brother, she accepts and sets in motion a chain of events... [click here for more]
When the Frags escape to the Freelands, they find freedom has its own challenges.
Without the familiar rules of LifeGame, Gabby and the Frags stumble from one dangerous Freeland to the next, while conflict in the group threatens to split them up. As the trail to Zaela becomes confused by the looming war, Gabby must reinvent herself or never see her best friend again.
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Two points for brushing your teeth. Ten points for keeping your room tidy. Seventy-two points for the Bioeconomic Game Design pop quiz on the ride to school in your personal FunCar. Another thirty for making every hurdle in gym class.
Life is a game, unless you're not the one winning.
When Gabby DeCorte, top student and reality-hacker extraordinaire, learns the truth about LifeGame, she must choose... [click here for more]
EXPLORE the edge of augmented reality in thirteen tales from thirteen fantastic authors. When the digital world collides with our real one, bringing all its problems and benefits, mankind will have to relearn what it means to be human. In this glimpse of possible futures, you will go on the hunt to track down a fugitive on the other side of the known Universe. Learn the price of ubiquitous knowledge,... [click here for more]
BEWARE! Between these pages, thirteen tales about augmented reality lie in wait to steal away your senses.
Go on the hunt for poachers in a dangerous mist. Use your powers of reality-shaping to steal eternal life. Create a piece of art that embodies the soul of its muse. Find love in the data-memories of a ghost. Attend to your spiritual mind while your mortal body is in danger. Follow alien... [click here for more]
Best selling author Thomas K. Carpenter has written dozens of stories set in the <st1:place><st1:placename>Digital</st1:placename> <st1:placetype>Sea</st1:placetype></st1:place> universe. In this collection are four stories. “Animorphosis” “The Unbelievers” “Sagan’s Law” “The Cageless Zoo” The Digital... [click here for more]
It's 2052. Reality is just a download away. Decay is ubiquitious as the world's population shrinks under Sagan's Law. But no one cares as their lives are consumed by the Digital Sea: an immersive augmented reality that's always on, seen through eye-screens and controlled by the mind.
Zel Aurora, a skilled reality-hacker, can change the Digital Sea with a thought, but all that power can't save... [click here for more]
When religions spread like computer viruses, even atheists have to take notice.
An old enemy seizes control of the newly expanded Wiki-religion to create a new world order. To stop him, Zel must join forces with a mega-celebrity doing penance and an orphan girl out for revenge. However, mired on a thawing city in Greenland, she cannot just use her considerable powers to bend reality and fix the problem.... [click here for more]