Two engineers hijack a spaceship to join some space pirates—only to discover the pirates are hiding from a malevolent AI. Now they have to outwit the AI if they want to join the pirate crew—and survive long enough to enjoy it.
KJ Kabza has sold 70+ stories over the last 15 years to places such as F&SF, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature, and more. His first print collection, THE RAMSHEAD ALGORITHM AND OTHER STORIES, releases 1/16/18 from Pink Narcissus Press. Pre-order now.