Ledman Pickup

Ledman Pickup

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29,922 words (≈ about 2 hours)

The world's most sophisticated gadget falls into the wrong hands - its own, and leads its creators on a most unpredictable chase. One thing leads to another when this newly sentient package gets lost in transit.

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Paul_Samael
Paul_Samael (5 books)
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 23:25:46 +0200

In a world of personal devices, how personal is too personal? Zoey Bridges makes her living testing gadgets – but on this occasion, the gadget she’s been sent doesn’t seem to do anything. She sends it back, only to discover (to her horror) that it’s got lost in transit. She and the gizmo’s obsessively secretive designers then try to track it down - but it seems to have developed a mind of its own. Aside from the gadget (and one or two other details), the world of the story is recognisably… (more)



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Language: English

Written in: 2010

Published: 2010-05-09

Word count: 29,922 words (≈ about 2 hours)

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Geek Fiction

Stories featuring gadgets, devices and inventions of all kinds


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"Author of curiously engaging novellas. His stories are not driven by action but by mood and metaphysics. His premises often begin with fairly standard, often vaguely science-fiction concepts, but he spins those concepts out into melancholy, thoughtful tales in which he explores the emotion and (often) dislocation that people feel when confronted by something outside their normal experience." - Devon Kappa


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