Sometime in the twenty-third century, humanity went extinct leaving only androids behind. Freya Nakamichi 47 is a femmebot, one of the last of her kind still functioning. With no humans left to pay for the pleasures she provides, she agrees to transport a mysterious package from Mercury to Mars. Unfortunately for Freya, she has just made herself a moving target for some very powerful, very determined humanoids who will stop at nothing to possess the contents of the package.… (more)
questbird: A collection of Isaac Asimov's Robot stories, where he makes his Three Laws of Robotics explicit. These Three Laws have influenced all subsequent science fiction about robots, including 'Saturn's Children', which is a riff on the Laws.
'If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.' - Sir Isaac Newton
This book is dedicated to the memory of two of the giants of science fiction: Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 - May 8, 1988) and Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 - April 6, 1992)
Today is the two-hundredth anniversary of the final extinction of my One True Love, as close as I can date it.
Why bother learning all that biochemistry stuff-or how to design a building, or conn a boat, or balance accounts, or solve equations, or comfort the dying-when you can get other people to do all that for you in exchange for a blow job?
I've got lots of birthdays to look forward to. And none of them need fear being eaten by memories of Rhea.