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.
Daniel Marcus has published stories in many genre venues. He is the author of the collection, Binding Energy, and the novels Burn Rate and A Crack in Everything. Daniel was a Campbell finalist and is on the SFF faculty at Gotham Writers’ Workshop.