Agent Constance faces down a rogue gambler who can't lose. The phenomenon that keeps him winning is named the Degradation, and one criminal’s good fortune is far from being its most dangerous symptom. The Agency was put together for the very purpose of saving the world from this weird slippage of physics, but the man they send to aid Constance bears a strange attitude and a mysterious machine in a suitcase that could make or break the case.
As if physics were no more than a suggestion, Allen Laconte never lost at dice. The Agency had a name for the phenomenon that caused these sorts of things to show up. They named it the Degredation. . . . READ MORE
As Flesh Turns To Metal
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Free-agent Cyborg Zydeck Salinger has to blast, rip, and wind his way to Ophelia Branson, a girl who's been kidnapped from her Homeport on the edge of the Sol system. Along the way he will obviously fight creatures with tentacles; and clearly he will suffer seduction by a vivaciously green, three-legged woman; and without question he will free humanoid and slug females alike from slavish captivity; but will he bring home the girl? And if he does, will he do it with classic noir flash? Will he drink whiskey with a robotic arm and use the same to shoot the bird to the tentacled things?
The first stop on this classic thrill ride full of Sci-Fi flair is Isocon, the perilous magma-fueled entertainment district. The universe put a chip in him and now he's paying it back with detective smarts. Ophelia was taken from Willow Springs—you know, that neighborhood just beyond the warmth of the sun; yes, just this side of the deep black abyss of space, the vastness.
“Beliefs are fine things,” said Helen. She looked about forty-five, which meant she might be seventy, eighty. She wore the expression of someone who knew her soul was hooked direct to an old-style shock battery, watching a big ugly nurse goddess hang her fat finger over the therapy button.This was because the Bransons believed their daughter had been abducted. He was here to help them find her. . . . Read More