vN (The Machine Dynasty #1)
Publish date: July 31st 2012
Publisher: Angry Robot
Edition language: English
Series: The Machine Dynasty (#1)
It started off quite interesting, but I wasn't fussy over how the plot wrapped itself together.What was with the Susan/Portia/Gladys thing? So confused. A lot of the ending was just too heavy-handed, I think. And lovey-dovey.
Amy is a robot. Amy eats grandmother. Nice touch. Amy goes on the run. Amy gets attacked. Amy fights back. Amy gets captured. Amy gets rescued. Loop. That's somewhat unfair of me, but at one level, that's mostly what happens. She regenerates after injury, which happens a lot. She acquir...
I said it at the time, and I stand by it: BEST PROLOGUE EVER! The author's experience with strategic foresight shines through in the richly detailed world-building, and the carefully constructed characters - both synthetic and organic, and their interactions. It's fascinating, heartbreaking, and all...
Amy is a vN, a self-replicating humanoid robot. She is programmed to love humanity, to obey them. The failsafe that insures that love will destroy her if she even witnesses violence against humans, let alone participates. Or maybe she isn't. Maybe she has no failsafe at all, and can act as sh...
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