In this fast-paced virtual reality thriller, a group of gay, nonbinary, and straight college nerds on the Virtual Campus Challenge team are racing toward a mandatory system demonstration in order to remain in the international competition. Then Robby's roommate dies of an apparent suicide after playing their favorite SaikoVR game. Robby suspects a different reason and, with the help of his teammates, uncovers the dark side of certain VR games. Virtuella, the SaikoVR AI game engine, fights back to eliminate the threat to her company. Can Robby and his friends defeat Virtuella, save the world, and find love in the BEST GAME EVER?
|Publisher:||Sisu Publications, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 1.03(d)|
About the Author
R R Angell is an American writer (pronouns he/him), a graduate of the Clarion West Writers’ Workshop and a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts fellow. He received a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council in 1999, a Governor's Citation for artistic excellence from the State of Maryland, won the Dana Award for Speculative Fiction in 2000, and the Jenny McKean Writer's Award in Washington, DC in 1996. His work has appeared in Interzone, Asimov's Science Fiction, Gargoyle, The Baltimore Review, among others, and many anthologies including "Sex & Chocolate," "Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Gay Relationships," and "Stress City." His queer YA VR AI science fiction thriller published in May 2019. More at rrangell.com