In 2049, nobody can have kids. Well, almost nobody. And nobody knows why. So I’m a real rarity. A real girl. Most kids are just robots. Good enough to fool the maternal instinct. Good enough to stop the riots. Good enough to play with. Sometimes.
Adam Christopher is the Sir Julius Vogel Award-winning author of Empire State (SciFiNow magazine Book of the Year 2012 and a Financial Times Book of the Year 2012), Seven Wonders, The Age Atomic, Hang Wire, and The Burning Dark.