Uncanny Valley: A Short Story
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Uncanny Valley: A Short Story

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They had put everything into him that someone would want to see in another human being. His caretakers reminded him that they didn’t make him better; they made him ideal. As Adam matured in the confines of a secure facility that he never knew the name of, they continually repeated their assertions that he was normal, that he moved, thought, and acted like every other human...more
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Published March 28th 2011 by marcjohnsonbooks
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Steve Morris
Marc Johnson follows up his atmoshperic 2010 novel "Becoming" with a short story.

"Uncanny Valley" is just as French-polished as his novel (and of the same rich flavor). Perhaps not for minors, "Uncanny Valley" builds up the story of Admiel from typically fond but vague memories of the sweet sights and smells of any other normal childhood to shocking developments and revelations in his life, which eventually reveal Admiel to be someone hugely different than we expect. A quality story from Johnson...more
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Jun 29, 2011
Marc Johnson
Apr 10, 2011 Marc Johnson rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
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