By John Shirley
0 is a tender movie maker who believes his entire existence and occupation are mapped out ahead of him. that's, till the evening he and his buddies stroll right into a rock membership ... and are stuck in a stunning capture that spans worlds.
They are dropped onto a dreamlike planet whose surrealistic attractiveness can't cover its gruesome truth. Fool’s desire — an international, so stunningly extraordinary, nightmares are inappropriate. the following, abductees — either human and alien — are pitted opposed to a neverending succession of hellish parasites, carnivores, shape-changers, and symbiotes.
Yet the best enemy of all may be human. whilst former professor Harmon Fiskle is reworked via the present — a roving mutagenic strength — he's freed to pursue his megalomaniacal nature. He advocates a wicked coverage of social Darwinism, and forges a ugly alliance of Twists: women and men who've sacrificed their very own humanity to turn into sizeable mutations in their former selves.
With a whole international at stake, simply 0 can clear up the secret of Fool’s wish ... if it isn’t already too late.
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That was good: Swanee didn't want to get a better look at the three sitting with Fiskle, or at the thing at Fiskle's feet. He knew what the thing at Fiskle's feet was, though. It was Kelso's head. Supposed to have been buried. Fiskle stood out for his cleanliness—almost everyone else was a little grimy. And he had a certain intensity, a sense of authoritative preoccupation about him. Now his expression was simply supercilious, a good-natured contempt for everything. His eyes seemed glassy. —seemed unusually long, their movement spidery.
Hey, Kelso, what did you—" Doggo had glanced back and stopped, seeing Kelso. He turned, scowling, pushed past Bowler, and took Kelso by the neck; he began to squeeze his Adam's apple. " He shoved him backward. Kelso staggered, coughing. "I told you, Kelso, you don't work the Neutral if you wanta keep your ass on your body, 'cause I will chop it off and feed it to the Phleg if you—" Kelso was gone, slipped off into the shifting crowd. "Sorry about that, friends," Doggo said, turning to Zero and Bowler.
Zero looked up and saw the small silver sphere of one of the Meta's watchers floating near the ceiling of the shed, its little red dot turned toward him. The others glanced at it and ignored it. Zero reached down, gathered together a clump of scumball paste, and flipped it underhand at the sphere. It dodged at the last split-second, with no jerkiness, no indication of agitation. It continued to watch. " Zero sighed and picked up the mallet. Thunk thunk thunk thunk. Evening, Swanee thought. Evening in the coral gulley.
A Splendid Chaos by John Shirley