By Sam Landstrom
Lifestyles is a video game, actually. Winners earn immortality, whereas losers are condemned to getting older and demise. D_Light, a talented participant, is familiar with this all too good and he’s keen to do something to win—even kill. it truly is no ask yourself then that after given the opportunity to go into a MetaGame—an unique, high-stakes, whatever is going contest—he’s speedy to leap on the chance. The MetaGame begins out good sufficient for D_Light, the 1st quest being to seek down a deadly fugitive, yet via his personal ambition, the tables flip and D_Light reveals himself the renegade. Now, D_Light pits himself opposed to his global to discover the reality at the back of “The video game” and needs to come to a decision among profitable it and saving what’s left of his humanity. This 122,000 be aware (~400 web page) novel blends rising political and cultural developments, reminiscent of gaming tradition, globalization, and the ever-increasing hegemony of organisations, with technological developments, similar to genetic engineering, man made intelligence, and digital truth. rising from this stew is an unique international that you should discover in the course of the perspective of its many "players".Author's NoteI welcome any suggestions you might have! listed below are a number of recommendations: - put up a assessment- put up a dialogue thread in this web page- e mail me at snoutholder at yahoo.com
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Hopefully, his little cheat would go unnoticed. D_Light twisted slightly, bumping into Fael’s familiar, a tan and white creature stylized as a fox. The familiar looked up at him with its big, pale, dispassionate blue eyes. It was constantly shifting its attention all around, its head swiveling unnaturally, like a cannon in a turret. A few steps below stood Fael. D_Light smiled down at her and touched his index finger to his lips to indicate quiet. She smiled back, or at least that’s what he thought.
If I let myself, I’d be there too, letting it suck me up. And then what? ” D_Light shook his head and looked to the side. “And then you’d be in an even worse dating pool than you are now,” teased Fael, sticking out her tongue at him in a lighthearted manner. Fael strolled ahead, bouncing slightly as she walked. ” D_Light laughed genuinely. “So true! I’ve been on nothing but stinkers lately. You know, the dating program should be pretty good. I know one of the lead software engineers—a sister of ours, actually—and she’s a good player, a real high scorer.
I’ve been on nothing but stinkers lately. You know, the dating program should be pretty good. I know one of the lead software engineers—a sister of ours, actually—and she’s a good player, a real high scorer. ” Fael turned around and walked backwards, facing him while she talked. ” “Sure, but you earn more points if you play MatchMaker™,” D_Light reminded her. “Besides, it’s not about whose company you prefer, it’s about what’s best for you. ” Fael pouted. “Hmm, well, you need to ask your software engineer friend how she knows what’s best for me, unless her program is trying to teach me the lesson of futility.
MetaGame by Sam Landstrom