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In the near future, science has discovered and investigated the reality of the soul, a top-secret facility on the ocean floor monitors the depths for creatures beyond human comprehension, and its eccentric inhabitants balance the familiar challenges of life, love and fulfillment with the surreal challenges of a continually shifting, mind-bending new reality.

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Matthias
Oct 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
There's a rule of science fiction writing that the stranger the content, the more straightforward should be the prose. Floornight does not follow this rule. In prose and content that both fly off as far as they want to go, is indulgent, it it weird, it is positively masturbatory. The thing about masturbation, though, is that while it is not reputable, it is a great deal of fun. So is Floornight.

Floornight's indulgence and freedom to disappear up its own beautiful asshole are hardly unconnected t
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Drew Perron
Nov 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Weird in the manner of classic hard SF; weird in the manner of metaphysical anime; weird in the manner of philosophers who run free, far from the assumptions they were brought up in, in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the multifaceted, ever-spinning crystal that is reality. Despite heavy emotional weight and voluminous strangeness, pretty lighthearted and fun! Recommended.
Mitch
Oct 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is a pretty bizarre story that shifts scope quite a bit. I had a lot of what the hell is going on moments as the story shifted dramatically each time. I like being thrown around for a ride like this and the ending was pretty dam amazing.

There are grammar errors and unless I misread, I didn't catch the whole point of Lah. There is no resolution for something apparently insanely powerful.
David
Aug 09, 2019 rated it liked it
Cool and weird (weirder than TNC). I should reread it sometime now that I know what's going on. (there was some amount of confusion on my part, and idk how much was due to my inattentive reading, how much was intentional, and how much was just due to Floornight's "draft" status.) (view spoiler) ...more
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