Memory and Metaphor

by Andrea Monticue

Civilization fell. It rose. At some point, people built starships.

A millennium after the Earth was abandoned to climate change and resource depletion, Sharon Manders wakes up in a body that used to belong to somebody else, and some say she was a terrorist. She has no idea how she could be digging for Pleistocene bones in Africa one day, and crewing on a starship the next. That was just before she met the wolfman, the elf, and the sex robot.

Struggling with distressingly unreliable memories, the expectations of her host body’s family and crewmates, future shock, and accusations of treason, Sharon goes on the lam to come face to face with terrorists, giant bugs, drug cartels, AIs, and lawyers.

All things considered, she’d rather be back in 21st Century California.

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Reader Reviews

“Engaging characters, complex political situations that nonetheless remind you of the mistakes humans make right here on Earth in the ‘distant past’, and a plot that moves ever faster — all that will keep you glued to the page.”

Vanessa MacLaren-Wray
author of All That Was Asked

“If you’re looking for a fresh science fiction adventure, Memory and Metaphor is sure to satisfy.”

Ryan Southwick
author of Angels in the Mist

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