“You take a shortcut through the hydroponics bay on your way to work, and notice that the tomato plants are covered in tiny crawling insects that look like miniature beetles.”
WHAT CAN POSSIBLY GO WRONG?
Caroline M Yoachim’s entertaining response wins a Nebula nomination.
Madeleine is in therapy, haunted by memories that take over her waking world like hallucinations. She blames the experimental drug trial she signed up to. Her therapist suspects it’s just another psychological tic brought on by grief.
Rhye is a cyborg, a digital daughter of circuits and chips embedded in a human body wired for violence. She likes killing and she’s bloody good at it. But when she and her partner Rack are hired by the mob to break into a security system Rack designed, she may have met her match.