Out-of-shape IT technician Roen wakes up with a passenger in his brain – an ancient alien life-form called Tao, whose race crash-landed on Earth before the first fish crawled out of the oceans. Like that’s going to end up well…
If a hologram said it could save your life, would you trust it? The first in a fast-paced and gripping YA dystopian sci-fi series for anyone who’s ever felt anxious about their life―and their world―on the brink of destruction.
Adele Gardner (they/them, Mx.) is a fiction writer & award-winning poet with a poetry collection, Halloween Hearts, from Jackanapes Press and over 475 stories, poems, art, and articles in Analog, Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, PodCastle, & more.