"The Hunger Games meets West World."
New speculative fiction novel explores the individual's quest for purpose in a richly-imagined AI future.
(The hard cover editions are two books in one, as they include the separate book, Unfettered Journey Appendices.)
Unfettered Journey is the story of Joe Denkensmith, an AI scientist who seeks to create true robot consciousness. He leaves everything behind to find answers. But a mysterious woman on a personal mission interrupts his search. Fighting unjust forces, Joe is swept into an evil plot that neither can elude. Their struggles against machines, men, and nature test the resilience of the human spirit.
Set in a richly imagined near future, this is a cross-genre novel combining thrilling action, adventure, and a love story. It traces an epic journey - from inside the human mind to the vastness of space, from AIs battling in the desert to the peace of a mountain refuge. It asks social, spiritual, and philosophical questions that will linger. How does the will to survive bring clarity to the human experience? What would you sacrifice to achieve social justice?
Chiliagon Press, 9781648860188, 570pp.
Publication Date: September 7, 2020