God in the machine

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
A privatized city, a gangster out for revenge, the wealthiest man who's ego could destroy the boundaries of life and death, a former police officer who is pulled back from death and her husband stuck in purgatory. Artemis fights against all odds in order to be able to be back with the man she loves.

Table of Contents

Chapter one

Submitted: January 19, 2019

The two gunshots rang out like a dream above the racket of the angry crowd.  It happened so fast, just a blink, the weight... Read Chapter

Chapter two

Submitted: December 24, 2018

  When I was a kid, my grandfather would put me on his back and we’d climb the tower as far as the grounders could possibly go... Read Chapter

Chapter three

Submitted: December 24, 2018

      The soft mud oozed through the gaps of my toes as I wiggled them to dig deeper. The coolness felt comfor... Read Chapter

Chapter four

Submitted: December 24, 2018

The words hit like a sledgehammer. I sat down hard with my hands on my knees. I stared at the floor, tears spilling over my enhancements ... Read Chapter

Chapter five

Submitted: March 03, 2019

Felix groaned as he slowly stood, using the wall for support. He had never been an athletic kid growing up, and his tolerance to pain was... Read Chapter

chapter six

Submitted: April 24, 2019

I awoke with my hair plastered to my face by sweat. I couldn’t stop hyperventilating, my hands twitching uncontrollably. I grabbed my c... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: December 27, 2019

I sat on the bed, a horrible and painful feeling gnawed at my belly. Connell’s words haunted my head. Anger and embarrassment rose in w... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: December 27, 2019

I sat in the bed, my eyes frozen on my outstretched hand where I had shook Felix’s hand. I couldn’t shake the feeling of dread in the... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: February 21, 2020

Felix sat on his chair, frozen, despratly holding the blood in his body. He gurgled as his lifeblood spilled over his fingers and spatter... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: February 21, 2020

I coughed as I tried to claw over the massive trashbags the size of boulders. I had awoken in the bottom of the trash heap, buried among ... Read Chapter

chapter 11

Submitted: February 21, 2020

The acid rain hissed on the oversized and thick rain poncho I had stolen from a surplus store. I struggled to use the material to hiode t... Read Chapter

Chapter 12

Submitted: February 21, 2020

My tears mixed with the rain cascading from my hair. I had left the poncho at my mother’s house and my arm swung free in plain view of ... Read Chapter

Chapter 13

Submitted: February 21, 2020

Connell grinded his teeth as he watched an elderly woman walk  her bio-enhanced dog. She continued to give him ugly looks, but unlik... Read Chapter

Chapter 14

Submitted: February 21, 2020

I stared up at star-painted sky, galexies swirled above me close enough to touch. This view would have made my grandfather cry from happi... Read Chapter

Chapter 15

Submitted: February 21, 2020

If it wasn’t for the drugs and being tied upright on the gurney, my knees would have given out. Everyone in the police force knew and d... Read Chapter

Chapter 16

Submitted: February 21, 2020

Ricardo dug his nails into the plush leather chairs as the greenish outline of the playground came into view. He could see a small child-... Read Chapter

Chapter 17

Submitted: February 25, 2020

The two thugs were all smiles as they helped me across the threshold back into the control room. “You one badass girlie!” One of them... Read Chapter

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