The future hurtles ever faster towards us; biomechanical products and automated beings bring both dangers and benefits to humankind. Will we be superceded, assimilated, or enslaved by our creations as they too begin to create more capable versions of themselves? Androids, robots, AI and networks, we’re looking for new short stories for our Gothic Fantasy series about a future that’s already with us. This fabulous mix of new and established writing brings together the top talents of today with the likes of Jerome K. Jerome, E.T.A. Hoffman, L. Frank Baum and Ambrose Bierce. Classic authors include: L. Frank Baum, Ambrose Bierce, Carlo Collodi, Edward S. Ellis, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Jerome K. Jerome, Elias Lönnrot, E.P. Mitchell, William Douglas O'Connor, Apollonius Rhodius, Gustave Le Rouge and Gustave Guitton, Luis Philip Senarens.
Contributions by Roan Clay, George Cotronis, Deborah Davitt, Jeff Deck, Christopher Geeson, Bruce Golden, Rob Hartzell, Nathaniel Hosford, Rachael K. Jones, Rich Larson, Monte Lin, Trixie Nisbet, Chloie Piveral, David Sklar, Claire Sorrenson, Sara L. Uckelman, Holly Lyn Walrath, Nemma Wollenfang, Eleanor R. Wood
Foreword by Luke Dormehl
480 pages, 25 illustrations
Series: Gothic Fantasy