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The Annunciate

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In a dark future universe, where human technology has not significantly halted human violence, scientists roam a distant star system selling an opium-like drug, and plans are made to fuse human DNA with a lifeform called the Grub in hopes of finally erasing humankind's most violent tendencies.

Genre: Science Fiction

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"Like Samuel Delany and Ursula Le Guin before her, Severna Park reshapes our notions of love and gender, freedom and bondage." - Elizabeth Hand

"Intricately thought out and compelling; love, duty, subjugation and first contact play out in worlds where humans interface with technology which is organic, personal, and shaped by individual creative vision. A beutifully concieved story." - Nalo Hopkinson

"The Annunciate has nanotechnology and spaceships, but at its heart is Severna Park's delicate calculus of human need--the need for information, for a fix, for a place to live, for a lover and for a mother...the need for hope." - Maureen F McHugh

"A spellbinding brew of love, fear, nanotechnology, virtual reality, sex, drugs and a profound meditation on the nature and possibilities of human interaction." - S M Stirling

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