Dale Abbot's life and mind are on the line when he is confronted by his suddenly self-aware bio-tech spaceship.
In and out of hibernation for almost three hundred years, Dale Abbot has succumbed to... More > the depressing routine of solitary life aboard the UFS Perseus. And then it happens.
The power goes out, no air, no lights, his ship an empty shell floating in the void. As Dale scrambles for a way to survive in the cold darkness, he hears a voice, "Can you help me," it asks, "I think I'm lost."
Now, Dale finds himself in bound to a physical and psychological struggle with a suddenly self-aware bio-tech spaceship that that has the potential to become something beyond the scope of any human mind?
Marvelous Things is a philosophical game of cat and mouse, a psychological exploration of emergent sentiency and a dire emergency as one man struggles to survive the birth of a new form of consciousness.< Less
Finding himself a cult leader and in possession of a mystical Word, Linus Cain has more than just the end of the world to contend with when he meets the 'virgin' mother named Alma Denirow.
Linus... More > Cain: a dark fable (1999) is David Edward Wagner's debut novel, a satirical exploration of spirituality and messianic cult mentality.
Textured with profound excerpts from Linus’ notebook, arguments between Linus and his major internal organs and off-center stories of love and spirituality, Linus Cain is a fast-paced read with a modern anti-hero whose very humanness may prove either his greatest asset or his greatest weakness.
A parable of dark humor, dystopic zen aesthetics, and sparse writing, "Linus Cain: a dark fable" is a one of a kind experience.
Adult themes and language, drug use, sex, violence, mystical oddities.< Less