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Metal Chest by Chris Yee To The Moon Publishing
Sci Fi & Fantasy Pub Date 10 Jun 2018
Metal Chest is a fun, short novel about the friendship that develops between a household robot and a rogue in a post apocalyptic world where neither fit in. Deacon is a Han Solo type, joking and conning his way through life. Silas, is his perfect straight man, making for a friendship that is unique and fun to watch develop. Their natural comic interplay brings a natural and very human feel to the hardship of their post apocalyptic world. The end may have come, but life goes on. The biggest weakness was simply how short the novel was. It was more of a novella, but enjoyable nonetheless.
4 / 5
I received a copy of Metal Chest from the publisher and Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.
CAN A ROBOT SURVIVE A POST-APOCALYPTIC WASTELAND?
A devastating war between man and machine has left the world in ruins. Silas, a timid household robot, is left to roam the streets alone. Lacking in courage and confidence, Silas struggles to survive on his own as he searches for a new home. When he encounters Deacon, a human scavenger, he recruits the stranger to escort him to Limbys Technologies, the global giant responsible for creating Silas and other robots. Along their journey, the two develop a close friendship that defies their physical differences. Is this unlikely bond enough to keep them alive in a world full of violence?
For an exciting science fiction story about survival in a post-apocalyptic world, get Metal Chest today.