Arkadia, one of four space stations orbiting Jupiter, was to be a haven for all who fought the corrupt systems of Earth, where both humans and Artificial Intelligences could be happy and free. But which will prove more powerful: freedom or happiness?
Lou Antonelli is a modern speculative fiction author with classic sensibilities, honed by a long career as a newspaperman. His short story “Great White Ship” was a 2013 finalist for the Sidewise Award. He’s had 81 short stories published since 2003.