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Author of science fiction series 'KillWare' to visit Eagle Harbor Books

K. D. Kragen, author of the science fiction series "KillWare," will visit Eagle Harbor Books in downtown Winslow at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 30 to celebrate the recent publication of his latest installment "KillWare III: The Accidental Prisoner."

"Killware" is the story of the early days of the online community, where human intelligence is more than it's cracked up to be. PESD (post-virtual epistemic stress disorder) causes reality-disconnectedness and headaches, and the Bill of Rights takes on the brave-new-virtual-world of cyberspace. For a long moment before commercial industry, governments, and multi-national trans-national powers and principalities ruled e-space or vied for its territories, a new frontier lay before the connected common folk, the online little people, the techno-nobodies.

In "Killware III," the tension between life-extensionism and mortality is played out in many ways way including assisted dying, cryogenics and transhumanism.

Kragen's latest book asks the soon-to-be-contemporary question, "Can our memories be uploaded to a better vessel than a human body?"

Visit www.eagleharborbooks.com to learn more about this and other upcoming author events.

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