Automaton by C.L. DaviesAutomaton by C.L. Davies

Automaton

byC.L. Davies

Paperback | November 15, 2011

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In the not too distant future, after the huge successes of role-playing games and virtual worlds such as 'The Sims' and 'Second Life' and reality shows such as 'Big Brother', it was only a matter of time before somebody took the next step.

A remote island. An android population existing only to entertain. Their lives broadcast around the clock and around the globe. Their actions dictated by their owners. It's the world's biggest game played by thousands. Welcome to 'Gameworld'.

Dean 3012 is a good guy living on the Island. He loves his girlfriend, Lily, to pieces. With their first baby on the way, life is perfect. But when things take a sinister turn, the couple are plunged into a world of darkness and despair. Dean must somehow find a way to take control and fight for all their lives. Amelia watches the game, given the gift of a droid when she was but a small child. However, when her character's happiness is threatened, how far will Amelia go to protect her?

Cheryl Davies was born in Ashford, England in 1978. She moved with her family to the Isle of Man when aged five. She obtained her degree in English Lit at the University of Hertfordshire, and returned to the Island and qualified as a teacher. She has taught in a local primary school for nine years. Davies loves the Manx countryside, an...
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Title:AutomatonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.7 × 5.73 × 0.56 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:MP Publishing LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849821054

ISBN - 13:9781849821056

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I think one of the things that I loved the most was the intricate layering of plots. The outside world had control over Gameworld but in its own way, Gameworld began to influence the outside world. There were so many threads woven beautifully together.