By Rudy Rucker
Joe dice is a Silicon Valley hotshot--well, a would-be hotshot anyway--hoping that the 3-D television venture he is dealing with will bring about the large cash IPO he is continually dreamed of. On New Year's Eve, hoping to provoke his spouse, he sneaks domestic the prototype. It brings no new heat to their cooling dating, however it does allure anyone else's attention.
When Joe sees a collection of lips speaking to him (floating in midair) and feels the poke of a disembodied finger (inside him), it is not a result of champagne he is inebriated. He has simply met Momo, a girl from the All, a global of 4 spatial dimensions for whom our slim global, which she calls Spaceland, is anything like a rug, yet one packed with movement and existence. Momo has a enterprise proposition for Joe, a proposal she will not permit him refuse. The upside power turns into a lot clearer to him as soon as she is helping him develop a brand new eye (on a stalk) which can see within the fourth-dimensional instructions, and he agrees.
After that it is a wild journey via a million-dollar evening in Las Vegas, a budding habit to tasty pink 4-D nutrition, a failing marriage, eye-popping tours into the All, and encounters with Momo's foes, rubbery crimson critters who scouse borrow funds, provide sage suggestion and occasionally messily explode. Joe is having the time of his lifestyles, till Momo's scheme seems to have angles he could not have imagined. without warning the destiny of all existence the following in Spaceland is at stake.
Rudy Rucker is a previous grasp at turning mathematical options into rollicking technology fiction experience, from Spacetime Donuts and White Light to The Hacker and the Ants. within the culture of Edwin A. Abbott's vintage novel, Flatland, Rucker provides us a journey of upper arithmetic and visionary realities. Spaceland is Flatland on hyperdrive!
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