2039: following unprecedented floods, wild capitalism has turned the city of Manila into a technocratic metropolis. The vast majority of the workforce left unemployed by rising automation, unrest is quashed with limited ability.
An orphaned child getting slowly used to his full-body prosthetic befriends a young journalist who herself hopes to one day be fitted with similar implants. Together they explore options to customize their respective bodies.
Meanwhile, a secretive military contractor is tasked with gathering a strike team. Equipped with the latest weaponry, they train for a product demonstration of combat exoskeletons to a corrupt government.
Hard-science anticipation with a strong dose of cyberpunk, H+ incorporated is an epic focused on the transformation of the human condition in the technological era.
Book cover illustration by Pablo Kerry.
Read the prologue over at jean-chose.com or listen to the audiobook version below.
Conrad Zimmerman is a writer, game designer, podcaster and critic living in Philadelphia.
Adept of the cyberpunk genre since forever, he kindly jumped on board to offer you a smooth storytelling experience. I strongly encourage that you take a listen to the prologue below.
Learn more about his past and ongoing projects at conradzimmerman.com