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By John C. Wright

Countless numbers of years sooner or later, after the cave in of the Western global, younger Menelaus Illation Montrose grows up in what was Texas as a gunslinging duelist for rent. yet Montrose can be a mathematical genius—and a romantic who goals of a destiny during which humanity rises from the ashes to take its position one of the stars. 

The probability to aid herald that destiny comes while Montrose is recruited for a manned interstellar project to enquire an artifact of alien foundation. often called the Monument, the artifact is inscribed with information so advanced, just a posthuman brain can decipher it. So Montrose does the unthinkable: he injects himself with a deadly biochemical drug designed to spice up his already ambitious mind to superhuman intelligence. It drives him mad.

Nearly centuries later, his sanity restored, Montrose is woke up from cryo-suspension without reminiscence of his posthuman activities, to discover Earth remodeled in unusual and traumatic methods, and learns that the Monument nonetheless includes a mystery he needs to decode—one that might outline humanity’s real destiny within the universe.

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The comparison/contrast programs running in the central cogitation consoles speared beams of gold and red up into the violet gloom, and roped divergent data elements in lassos of light. The global data sea and the Unified Biometric Verification System were being trawled and panned by the Watchroom’s codifier assembly, and disparate elements were being grouped together, connections made, traces followed. An anti-Unity cell in Baktria had been betrayed by some restricted treatise they had tried to access from a library in Delta Nilus.

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