From the author: A hacker with a price on his head returns to Istanbul to retrieve rogue AIs involved in a massacre. Only, the AIs have grown more intelligent (and mystical) than anyone thought possible.
The alien slams me up against the station walls so hard I think he’s broken my spine. If I didn’t activate my arm-bands of my skinsuit in time to cushion the impact he might have. I try to squirm out of his grasp but it’s like pushing against an iron wall.
I throw my hands up. “You win. Just let go of me.”
His grip tightens. “Try to run again and I will snap your neck, Bohdi.”
I’d planned on darting away as soon as he released me, but now I think the better of it. I’m a short, scruffy guy and...