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Book Club: We are Legion (We are Bob)

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Geek Girls Headquarters 24509 Walnut St #203 Newhall, CA 91321

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    Don't forget to bring any unfinished craft projects you might have from other GGF meetings! We will have supplies and materials available for all attendees who want to finish up the projects they started!

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Our theme for this month's book club is robots!  And  We will be reading We are Legion (We are Bob) by Dennis Taylor

Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it's a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street.

Bob wakes up a century later to find that corpsicles have been declared to be without rights, and he is now the property of the state. He has been uploaded into computer hardware and is slated to be the controlling AI in an interstellar probe looking for habitable planets. The stakes are high: no less than the first claim to entire worlds. If he declines the honor, he'll be switched off, and they'll try again with someone else. If he accepts, he becomes a prime target. There are at least three other countries trying to get their own probes launched first, and they play dirty.

The safest place for Bob is in space, heading away from Earth at top speed. Or so he thinks. Because the universe is full of nasties, and trespassers make them mad - very mad.

Member or Non-member - this meeting is FREE.

Feel free to stay for our Graphic Novel discussion right after this meeting at 8:30pm!

Get the details on our Book Club here.

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