2053, the first bio-matter computer goes self-aware, ushering in a brief but golden age free of need, disease, environmental degradation and war. Known colloquially as “meat”, A.I.’s were fist-sized masses of tissue suspended in amniotic fluid. Each A.I, required a constant 9.77371 kilometer signal-clear radius, a distance known as the Slighter Gap. By the turn of the century, there were so many A.I.’s, signals began to overlap. Territorial disputes erupted, first in courts, soon spilling into city streets. In July of 2103, the first A.I. bio-nuclear strike was launched. Thus began the Slighter Wars. The carnage was immeasurable. To fill its armies, A.I. manufactured vat-grown soldiers cloned from human skin cells. A single fleck of discarded skin could spawn as many as a dozen clones. The peace accord included the Clone Eradication Act and the Universal Legitimacy Chip inserted into all feti. The HPS, or “Hounds” as they are affectionately known, work tirelessly to assure mankind will never again suffer the will of machine.
The first four books released on Gumroad!