State of Being [NOOK Book]

Overview

THE CHILD OF DARKNESS IS LIGHT…

Through the viral form of The Chip, The Consortium has solidified their rein over the Earth. Freedom’s last hope lies with the free colonies on the moon, Artificial Intelligence, and the will power of Jake Travissi. But another AI is born from the minds who would control us, and he has no interest in the weakness of flesh.

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State of Being

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Overview

THE CHILD OF DARKNESS IS LIGHT…

Through the viral form of The Chip, The Consortium has solidified their rein over the Earth. Freedom’s last hope lies with the free colonies on the moon, Artificial Intelligence, and the will power of Jake Travissi. But another AI is born from the minds who would control us, and he has no interest in the weakness of flesh.

Having lost everything, Jake joins the resistance in the ultimate battle to bring back free will. From tank battles in Riyadh to sabotaging the International Space Agency’s station in orbit around the earth, Jake is sucked into a maelstrom of conflict, which lands him on the moon to face the solar system’s most vicious foe, an AI named Constantine who feels humanity’s exit from the universe is long overdue.

In a final battle for the survival of the human race, and his own mind, Jake travels to Riyadh, Kennedy Space Center, Guilvinec, Vancouver, Banff, Washington DC, Silicon Valley, Denver and the Moon. As he persevers, Jake must determine what is real, and what is illusion crafted by his AI enemy to misdirect his actions.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016217970
  • Publisher: Bedouin Press
  • Publication date: 3/22/2013
  • Series: The God Head Trilogy , #3
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 410
  • File size: 721 KB

Meet the Author

I’m just an average guy pursuing his dream. Ever since winning a creative writing award in fifth grade, I’ve focused on telling stories for a living. For over thirty years I’ve had small successes writing movie trailers, screenplays, animation, web shorts, and Blu-ray content. In order push my writing into supporting myself, I’ve walked away from two careers and wiped out two life savings. Most recently I turned down a promotion so I could have more time to write… that little maneuver forced me into short selling a home.

Do I have regrets? No. Life is too short to be doing what I don’t want to do. Today I’m focused on supporting my wife and son in LA and negotiating any hours I can to write out my ideas. In addition to the five novels I’ve completed and am currently publishing, I have outlines for twelve more. I have plenty to keep me busy for the rest of my life.

Am I any good? I think so, and since writing is purely subjective I’ll stand by my opinion. If my son grows up and says, “you were delusional, dad.” Then maybe I’ll have doubts.

My wife is a saint.

Why do I write?

Writing makes me feel focused. When I write, I feel like I’m part of a higher purpose. Writing makes me feel accomplished. It gives me joy. When I write I feel connected to something greater than myself. Writing sooths my soul. Writing makes me fee acutely alive. Writing is the only place where I feel I have control over the universe. Writing is my one and only drug. There is no greater pastime for me.

To my employers:
I’m committed to my job. I have, and always will give a 110%. Outside of the office, I’ll be doing some “homework.” The two occupations shall never cross paths.

To my wife and son:
I am committed to being the best husband and father I can possibly be. I will always strive to exceed your expectations. Thank you for your patience.
Love, hubby/daddy D.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2013

    Satisfying end to the trilogy

    All the loose ends and questions were addressed in a very satisfying wrap up to the trilogy. If you like Gibson and Stephenson high tech novels you will enjoy the State of Mind trilogy.

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