Distraction by Bruce Sterling

Distraction

Bruce Sterling

Not easy to get into, the small print made it a difficult read. This is the complicated tale of Oscar a Cyberpunk. Almost a futuristic political thriller.

Extract

For the fifty-first time (according to his laptop), Oscar studied the riot video from Worcester. This eight-minute chunk of jerky footage was Oscar's current favorite object of professional meditation. It was a set of grainy photos, taken by a security camera in Massachusetts.

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  • The Artificial Kid by Bruce Sterling
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