Former SFWA President Jerry Pournelle (b.1933) died on September 8.
When Artilects begin reporting a strange apocalyptic vision that only they can see, authorities assume it is a hoax–or a hack. Then one of them belonging to the wealthiest man in Africa shows up in the Basilica of Nigeria claiming to be possessed.
Michael R. Johnston is the author of The Widening Gyre, The Blood-Dimmed Tide, and What Rough Beast. He lives in Sacramento, California, where he teaches high school, works with young aspiring genre writers, and daydreams of flying starfighters.