For those who have read Newton’s Ark and Fuller’s Mine, books 1 and 2 of the Emulation Trilogy, and are anxiously awaiting book 3, some good news. I retired from my day job recently to focus on writing and am making good progress on book 3 – working title “Hopper’s Retreat”. My goal is to finish the first draft by May, and publish in October.
At the end of Fuller’s Mine there are three groups of survivors:
- biological humans who survived underground and are based at Cheyenne Mountain near Colorado Springs
- uploaded minds hosted inside a computer simulation running on a satellite in orbit (Newton’s Ark)
- uploaded minds hosted in human-like bodies composed of nano-bots, based at the University of Colorado in Boulder
The big question to be answered by book 3 is whether humanity survives long-term, and in which of these forms…