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Future Visions: Volume 1

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Infinite Possible Futures

One Bold New Anthology

Whether tales of crumbling cities, robot insurrections, or forbidden alien romances, even the most outlandish stories of the far-off future can speak to our present-day lives. So get ready to delve into the heart of a dying AI, to fly across a crumbling dystopian hell-scape, and to meet far-off civilizations that prove to be m
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Kindle Edition, 249 pages
Published June 14th 2018 by Camton House Publishing
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Jun 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018, earc, short-stories
I haven't read the whole book, but I did get this arc because of one of the authors Alison Ingleby. And she wrote the short story "The Climb" which follows the short moment of Harry, who has been imprisoned because he stole some food. And in this dystopian future, people are imprisoned for their crimes but are able to win their freedom by completing impossible challenges

In Harry's case, he has to climb a mountain called "The Nose" which in reality it is impossible to climb up with safety protect
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Meenaz Lodhi
Oct 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Excellent recompilation of short stories!
Beth Skye Denny
Jun 17, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: scifi, own
An interesting compilation of science fiction short stories. There’s a story for pretty much anyone. I have to give five stars to the short by Alison Ingleby, “The Climb”. Set in the future in a prison camp in Yosemite National Park, where convicts can gain freedom by a solo climb of El Capitan. As a climber myself, this was very intriguing to me. To climb The Nose without any gear would mean almost certain death. Our protagonist, Harry, is going to make the climb. No ropes and nothing to catch ...more
Cath
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the start of a quarterly anthology of science fiction story, based in all sorts of areas, from AI to romance, dystopia to aliens, all in the near to far future. There are lots of different authors leaving their short stories in this anthology.

My first to read was by one of my favourite authors, Alison Ingleby, and is called The Climb. It is an interesting story on prison life, with a chance for freedom, but also the ugliness of reality shows such as The Running Man or Death Race (Jason S
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Michelle
Jul 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a voluntary review of an ARC. I was given this by Alison Ingleby, who wrote one of the short stories “The Climb”.

Usually I do not go for collections of short stories because quite often I find them “too short” and I’m left frustrated.

However.....every story in this collection was brilliant in their own way. They wasn’t too short and were all thought provoking. I really enjoyed reading this collection.
Christinaraven
Jun 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A good anthology of stories from different authors. Some authors I have read before and some were new. I liked the mix of different stories and their take of what the future was. Great to read a story in between appointments and at lunch time. All kept my interest and reading until the end. Some made me laugh and some made me think. I liked them all.
Brett Lovell
Jun 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed the short story, '20 mechanical catcalls hitting Meifeng square in the face on the streets of New York City in 2025'. Sweaty construction workers have been replaced by ubiquitous AI devices who inappropriately comment on women's appearance and weight. A funny and wry, imaginative account of 'progress'
Tanya
Jun 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a great collection of stories about AI's and what may happen in the near and far future. You will really enjoy these stories
I received an advanced copy and I enjoyed it so much that I want to review
June Snipes
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great authors

Great authors,great stories. There was not a one I didn't like. Can't wait for the many more to come. And maybe a couple written by the same authors.
Barrie
Jun 19, 2018 rated it really liked it
If you only buy one anthology this year make it this one,funny sad mind blowing ,wherever you start in this amazing collection you won't be dissapointed
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Brian J. Walton is a screenwriter and author. In 2008, Brian joined New Renaissance, a production company that, in the following 5 years, created over one hundred episodes of narrative content for the web for platforms like Youtube, Hulu, and Netflix, which have been seen by millions. Brian began publishing novels in 2016. He lives in Los Angles with his wife and two sons.

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