Sci Fi & Fantasy
Pub Date: March 1, 2016
The Life Engineered is the most marvelous and innovative science fiction novel that I've read in quite some time. Imagine a world where your nature, your evolved self determines the form your body takes and the abilities it has. Imagine a world of creation, free of conflict. This is the world inherited by the capeks, a race of sentient artificial beings. This is the world that Dagir (Day) is born into, moments before her creator/mother Yggdrasil is destroyed - an unprecedented act of murder. By nature, Dagir is both a healer and a seeker of truth, and the search for the destroyers draws her into the secrets of the past, the origin of the capeks, and the hidden remnants of humanity.
The capeks are not robots, nor are they androids replicating human emotion. They are each unique in body, personality, and function. Their design is an extension of their selve...