By Scott Westerfeld
"Does a clone have a soul?" Darling, an astronavigational keep watch over unit and private spouse, achieves sentience and desires to grasp. Now, 2 hundred years and a man-made physique later, he's off looking for a useless artist, a dwelling paintings, and the forces at the back of a secret that spans the universe. observed by means of a feminine murderer, he'll confront the Maker and get the reply.
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May and ought to govern his opinions and actions, we need not be troubled that some other things escape our knowledge. —John Locke To San Miguel, and those who came. Prologue THE MOVEMENTS OF HER EYES It started on that frozen world, among the stone figures in their almost suspended animation. Through her eyes, the irises two salmon moons under a luminous white brow, like fissures in the world of rules, of logic. The starship's mind watched through the prism of their wonder, and began to make its change.
Alex Torvalli. " "Not where. Not when. Not even who. That must have been one bad EM pulse, Doctor. Plane crash? Tach storm? " Another four hours later, Torvalli turns to the small, olive-skinned woman in dark-as-night clothes. "I can't believe it. They're the same. Exactly the same. " She crosses her legs, looks uncomfortable for a moment. "That's what we found as well. " "It's ghastly! He's been copied! It's almost as if he were mere code. Do you know what this means? " she interrupts. "Yes. Two point three-seven-five.
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