Sojourner: Life will never be the same. Nor will death.
When an intelligent alien spaceship arrives in our solar system, no one on Earth notices. Not until brilliant hacker Mazie G stumbles across a surprisingly skillful intruder in her employer’s computer systems, and sets to work uncovering their identity.
What she discovers takes her breath awa...more
The first half of the novella is engaging, active, and reminded me quite a bit of the beginning of the Matrix. Once Mazie and Sojourner begin communicating though her work computer’s speakers, it becomes a first contact situation where Sojourner ...more
“Sojourner” is a pleasant, short afternoon read. If you like sci-fi and tales of first contact, you’ll likely enjoy this, too. It’s not heavy on the inner workings of technology or the science side of things, and in a way I liked that. I was just able to focus on the story itself. With that said, I wish there was more to read. There’s a lot the author could have delved into and explained, but it didn’t really bother me that he didn’t. Perhaps he’ll go ...more
Describing the premise and the plot would be spoiling the story.
It is well written. The main characters, both organic and artificial, are entertaining and credible.
A highly recommended short read. ...more