Can losing your memories make you stronger? Can it be a form of recreation? What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred?
From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.
- Forget Me Not — Can a bad memory be the secret to success? [~2,600 words]
- The Screen Savior — What happens when a screen saver comes to life… [~1,400 words]
- The Most Complicated Avatar — A woman can’t find her 10-year-old daughter in real life… But, maybe, she can find her online. [~1,300 words]
- A Second Enchanted Evening — Bomani convinces his wife to join him in using memory drugs to make their anniversary more romantic; instead, the drugs force them to face the true state of their relationship. [~6,800 words]
- “Viewers Like You” — In the future, androids will pay you to watch TV. [~1,800 words]
- We Can Remember It For You Retail — What happens when memory, technology, love, and digital rights intersect. [~3,600 words]
- The Opposite of Suicide — Dennis discovers the fragile, fractile nature of his life. [~1,500 words]
- Meet Archive — A story-teller gets lost in his own stories. [~2,400 words]
- My Fair Robot — A patron at the All Alien Cafe tells a tall tale of the pitfalls in looking for true love by constructing it. [~1000 words]
- Harvesting Wishes — Where do wishes come from? Dandelions? Genies? … Or asteroids? [~1,800 words]