By Linda Nagata
“...a exciting novel that lays naked the upcoming way forward for warfare.”—Publishers Weekly starred review
Scarred via conflict, in pursuit of truth:
Army veteran actual Brighton left the carrier whilst the improvement of robot helicopters made her education as a pilot out of date. Now she works at needful Operations, a personal army corporation tested via pal and previous particular Ops soldier Lincoln Han. ReqOp has embraced the hot applied sciences. Robotics, giant facts, and synthetic intelligence are all instruments used to enhance the abilities of veteran warfighters-for-hire. however the tragedy of conflict continues to be measured in human casualties, and while precise makes an opportunity discovery in the course of a rescue challenge, previous wounds are ripped open. She’s left wondering what she understands of the previous, and resolves to pursue the reality, regardless of the cost.
The final sturdy guy is a strong, complicated, and extremely human tale.
From Hugo and Nebula award-winner Greg Bear:
“A new novel via Linda Nagata is usually an occasion. The final solid guy pulls us into subsequent month’s headlines with a conviction and effort that makes for a unprecedented tale.”
From Hugo and Nebula award-winner Vonda N. McIntyre:
“The final stable guy is a compelling and subversive novel, instructed via distinctive characters, very true Brighton: sympathetic, prickly, decided, all too human. Linda Nagata has notable insights into technological advances and their strength effects.... It was once a privilege to learn TLGM ahead of its publication.”
From Steven Gould, writer of Jumper:
“I requested to determine a complicated replica of The final strong guy with the caveat that i used to be very busy and can now not get to it. i used to be simply going to look on the first few pages yet regarded as much as locate myself midway in the course of the ebook within the wee hours of the morning. merely an early morning appointment stored me from examining on yet i ended it the subsequent evening.
“Welcome to the way forward for conflict. infantrymen at the floor count extra on their augmented fact visors, web connections, and hosts of robot allies, than their rifles, yet so long as they tread in harm's means, yes issues don't switch, together with collateral harm, moral demanding situations, and the grief of a mom, a warrior herself, whilst her son dies in action.
“Set the place war's bleeding fringe of expertise slams into people's lives, this can be a very human tale, brilliantly told.”