By Linda Nagata
“...a exciting novel that lays naked the approaching way forward for warfare.”—Publishers Weekly starred review
Scarred by means of struggle, in pursuit of truth:
Army veteran actual Brighton left the provider while the improvement of robot helicopters made her education as a pilot out of date. Now she works at considered necessary Operations, a personal army corporation confirmed by means of buddy and previous exact Ops soldier Lincoln Han. ReqOp has embraced the hot applied sciences. Robotics, immense information, and synthetic intelligence are all instruments used to reinforce the abilities of veteran warfighters-for-hire. however the tragedy of battle continues to be measured in human casualties, and while precise makes an opportunity discovery in the course of a rescue venture, outdated wounds are ripped open. She’s left wondering what she understands of the earlier, and resolves to pursue the reality, regardless of the cost.
The final solid guy is a strong, complicated, and extremely human tale.
From Hugo and Nebula award-winner Greg Bear:
“A new novel by means of Linda Nagata is usually an occasion. The final stable guy pulls us into subsequent month’s headlines with a conviction and effort that makes for a unprecedented tale.”
From Hugo and Nebula award-winner Vonda N. McIntyre:
“The final strong guy is a compelling and subversive novel, advised via specific characters, very true Brighton: sympathetic, prickly, decided, all too human. Linda Nagata has extraordinary insights into technological advances and their capability effects.... It used to be a privilege to learn TLGM prior to its publication.”
From Steven Gould, writer of Jumper:
“I requested to work out a sophisticated replica of The final reliable guy with the caveat that i used to be very busy and may no longer get to it. i used to be simply going to look on the first few pages yet seemed as much as locate myself midway during the publication within the wee hours of the morning. purely an early morning appointment saved me from studying on yet i stopped it the subsequent evening.
“Welcome to the way forward for conflict. infantrymen at the floor count extra on their augmented truth visors, internet connections, and hosts of robot allies, than their rifles, yet so long as they tread in harm's method, yes issues don't switch, together with collateral harm, moral demanding situations, and the grief of a mom, a warrior herself, while her son dies in action.
“Set the place war's bleeding fringe of know-how slams into people's lives, it is a very human tale, brilliantly told.”