The Immanent World: 404 - A Horror Anthology Series

The Immanent World: 404 - A Horror Anthology Series

by Clive Reznor

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Overview

"It's like Black Mirror with a Paranormal edge."



It's the fear we all have using the internet: Who is watching? What have I left out there? David Clegg ignored that fear, posted his musings on the Dark Web, and paid the price. When a mysterious hacker hijacks his computer, Clegg is shown a series of real-time videos, each one a story of mankind's dark dealings with technology and the paranormal. As a voyeur, he is given one chance -- and only one chance -- to help those he's watching, unknowingly sealing his own fate in the process.

Told in six twisted stories, The Immanent World: 404 is a wickedly imaginative collection of dark sci fi and the paranormal. For fans of horror anthologies like Stephen King's Night Shift or Clive Barker's Books Of Blood, movies like V/H/S or The ABC's Of Death, or TV shows like Black Mirror or Supernatural, weaving the familiar with the disturbingly dark.

Immanent - remaining within; indwelling; inherent.

Horror fans will enjoy this journey into the dark corners of the immanent world - a reality where the divine and demonic are not outside our natural world, but very much a part of it.

  • Your Lying Eyes: A domestic dispute between his next door neighbors puts Kendrick, a bachelor who loves gaming and tech, in a dangerous situation when the wife hides out in his house. She has a codex tattoo — an implant that records all five sense and can play those experiences back through specific devices, which shows Kendrick the difference between what his neighbors want him to see and who they really are.
  • The Politics of Flesh and Metal: When two friends go on a road trip to interview the head of a cutting edge tech company who claims to have the key to quantum communication, they find the consequences of gaining that technology are more costly than they could imagine.
  • Hamir Can Do Anything: Hamir is an average Indian American. Hamir is also bullied at his office job, under-appreciated by his wife and her Auntie, and ridiculed for his accent by the general public. All he wants is respect. Today, through an unexpected gift in the mail, he gets everything he wants, including revenge.
  • The Viral Gods:"LIke It Or Lose It" is a popular television game show where contestant have one week to gain 5,000 likes on their LIOLI profile, a task that's harder than it seems. Needing the money for his daughter's surgery, Chip Tittle tries to subvert the system by exposing the truth about the State, putting much more at risk than he realizes.
  • Invincible: An android named Astraea, who has been passed down generation after generation by the Thornsmith family as either an experiment or sex slave, attempts one last time to free herself. Can she convince the only surviving descendant of the family, a teenage boy, to help her become a Super AI, or will an mob of anti-technology zealots destroy her, the last of her kind?
  • *** SPOILER ****

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161601747
Publisher: AOE Studios
Publication date: 10/26/2018
Series: The Immanent World , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 871 KB

About the Author

Clive Reznor is a new horror author with a background in the Deep Web where he created short horror stories on various websites under another alias.
While he keeps his life private, his pen name tells much about what influences him as a creator. An avid fan of horror legends like Clive Barker and the industrial music and lyrics of Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor, the stories and situations that Clive Reznor tells mix the metaphysical with the mundane, the supernatural with the superficial, in a post-New Weird form of storytelling.
Based in the State of Maryland in the United States, Clive Reznor continues his work on various websites and promotes much of his public creative writing through his Twitter account.

Website: http://www.AOEStudios.com
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/clivereznor

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