E R Harding Features on The Falmouth Packet

Manumission - E R Harding

The brilliant mind behind sci-fi book Manumission, E R Harding, has been featured on The Packet, Falmouth's local newspaper.

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In a not-too-distant future, where wealth is measured by credits and almost all people are surveyed and tracked with barcodes, the Metaform Corporation is one of the wealthiest, most talked about and controversial companies in existence. To save the vulnerable from death and preserve the human race, the Metaform mainframe can store a person's consciousness for an infinite amount of time and download it into a new, upgraded bio-frame - potentially meaning that that oh-so-illusive human ambition, immortality, has been reached once and for all.
Of course, with an insurmountable amount of credits, this ambition can be reached with little to no wait-time. Without the funds, being stored in cyber-space indefinitely is a very real possibility.
Cults, terrorists and religious groups protest the Metaform constantly, and raids and attacks are a very real threat. When Gabriel and Errik hatch a plot to take down the Metaform from within its own mainframe, things start to go awry and they learn more about the Metaform, its directors and some of its inhabitants, than they ever expected...

"I really liked the idea & the story. It felt real enough - like something that could happen." ****

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