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Effugium, Exsilium, Anshar and beyond

Effugium Eccentric tech mogul and cult leader Richard Kryuss has developed a system of storing and transmitting data organically, via trees containing within their DNA the entirety of recorded human knowledge. Could his Terrestrially Regenerative Enhanced Extranet, or T.R.E.E., be a boon to mankind, or will it spell doom for the human race? Exsilium In this eagerly-anticipated followup to last year’s “Effugium: The Time Remaining,” … Continue reading Effugium, Exsilium, Anshar and beyond

Robot ramblings

If there’s one thing the vast majority of metalheads share a common distrust for, besides authority, it’s technology. Warnings against human integration with machines are so common in metal that I often don’t notice them. This morning, though, while listening to Black Sabbath’s Computer God, from their 1992 masterpiece Dehumanizer, the lyrics were so relevant to what’s going on now that I was taken aback. … Continue reading Robot ramblings

Fight the machine

Fight the machine with laughter. Fight the machine with love. Fight the machine with hatred. Fight the machine with frivolity. Fight the machine with cunning. Fight the machine with deception. Fight the machine with truth. Fight the machine with vigor. Fight the machine with patience. Fight the machine with intuition. Fight the machine with integrity. Fight the machine with inner strength. Fight the machine with … Continue reading Fight the machine

EXSILIUM is almost here.

Exsilium, the followup novel to Effugium: The Time Remaining, will be released within the next two days. It’s a darker book than its predecessor, but that darkness is tempered by frequent moments of levity and a happy ending. Well, sort of. The people who die are still dead, but good does ultimately prevail over evil, and that’s what’s important. Also available: Anshar, a prequel novella … Continue reading EXSILIUM is almost here.