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Guardian Angels and Other Monsters
From the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse comes a fascinating and fantastic collection that explores complex emotional and intellectual landscapes at the intersection of artificial intelligence and human life.
In "All Kinds of Proof," a down-and-out drunk makes the unlikeliest of friends when he is hired to train a mail-carrying robot; in "Blood Memory," a mother confronts the dangerous reality that her daughter will never assimilate in this world after she was the first child born through a teleportation device; in "The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever," a physicist rushes home to be with his daughter after he hears reports of an atmospheric anomaly which he knows to be a sign of the end of the earth; in "Miss Gloria," a robot comes back to life in many different forms in a quest to save a young girl. Guardian Angels and Other Monsters displays the depth and breadth of Daniel H. Wilson's vision and examines how artificial intelligence both saves and destroys humanity.
Stories and Readers:
"Miss Gloria," read by Emily Rankin
"The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever," read by Kirby Heyborne
"Jack, the Determined," read by Lincoln Hoppe
"The Executor," read by Rob Shapiro
"Helmet," read by Dion Graham
"Blood Memory," read by Adenrele Ojo
"Foul Weather," read by Mark Bramhall
"The Nostalgist," read by Arthur Morey
"Parasite: A Robopocalypse Story," read by Macleod Andrews
"God Mode," read by Danny Campbell
"Garden of Life," read by Stefan Rudnicki
"All Kinds of Proof," read by Dan Woren
"One for Sorrow: A Clockwork Dynasty Story," read by Julia Whelan
"Special Automatic," read by Robbie Daymond
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