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Grim indeed, yet eloquent and utterly compelling."
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(or, I Am A Visionary, Part 2)
A while back, I posted about DARPA experiments into the possibility of using cranial electrodes to enhance peoples' performance at particular tasks. (Which is just slightly reminiscent of a particular book.)
The executive summary apparently involves "unwitting" test subjects, cranial electrodes, and, best of all, the elimination of pain. Or could we perhaps call that the transcendence from man to superman? Well, that's what I'm going to call it.
Battery powered supermens? They haz them.
Oh, sure. There's some indication that the original story in Pravda might be hinky, because it's short on details, long on speculation, and apparently derives from work from a nonexistent American historian. Oh, and apparently it follows a storyline from Captain America. I suppose some people would see that as evidence that stories of battery powered supersoldiers are nothing but meaningless fancy.
I see something darker at work. It involves a copy of Bitter Seeds and a time machine. In fact, that would explain both the Soviet and DARPA angles.
It's really cool when people have send along articles suggesting real-life parallels to events in the Milkweed books. It makes me feel like Nostradamus. But I really, REALLY hope nobody finds evidence for life imitating The Coldest War...Close Permalink
That's a tantalizing hint as to the content of "The Coldest War"! Haha. But yeah, thanks for signing my book at Mythcon. Sorry if I came across as taciturn, I was a bit preoccupied. Anyway, it was nice chatting, too. Good times.
No worries at all! I greatly appreciate the enthusiasm for my book. I was happy to sign it for you. Have fun at Urbana!
Unwalkers interview [English | French ]
Interview with Speculate! Podcast Interview with Adventures in SciFi Publishing
Ian Tregillis on the Sword and Laser Podcast
Ian Tregillis on John Scalzi's The Big Idea
Interview with Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview with SFRevu
Interview with Mad Hatter Book Review
Interview with Apex Books
Interview at Literary Musings Interview with Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
An interview with the authors of Busted Flush at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview with Travis Heermann at The Write Line
9-way interview with the contributors to the Wild Cards novel Inside Straight at Pat's Fantasy Hotlist
Interview in the February, 2008 newsletter of the Online Writing Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
An extended interview with Ian Tregillis by Ty Franck, on www.wildcardsbooks.com.