Metatropolis: Original Science Fiction Stories in a Shared Future

Metatropolis: Original Science Fiction Stories in a Shared Future

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Author/Contributor(s): Scalzi, John ; Nielsen Hayden, Patrick
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Date: 11/19/2013
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

Five original tales set in a shared urban future--from some of the hottest young writers in modern SF

More than an anthology, Metatropolis is the brainchild of five of science fiction's hottest writers--Elizabeth Bear, Tobias Buckell, Jay Lake, Karl Schroeder, and project editor John Scalzi--who combined their talents to build a new urban future, and then wrote their own stories in this collectively-constructed world. The results are individual glimpses of a shared vision, and a reading experience unlike any you've had before.

A strange man comes to an even stranger encampment...a bouncer becomes the linchpin of an unexpected urban movement...a courier on the run has to decide who to trust in a dangerous city...a slacker in a zero-footprint town gets a most unusual new job...and a weapons investigator uses his skills to discover a metropolis hidden right in front of his eyes.

Welcome to the future of cities. Welcome to Metatropolis.

Other Works by John Scalzi

Old Man's War Series
#1 Old Man's War / #2 The Ghost Brigades / #3 The Last Colony / #4 Zoe's Tale / #5 The Human Division / #6 The End of All Things / Short fiction: "After the Coup"

Other Tor Books
The Android's Dream / Agent to the Stars / Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded / Fuzzy Nation / Redshirts / Lock In / The Collapsing Empire