The novel “Saturn’s Children” by Charles Stross was published for the first time in 2008. After the extinction of humanity, robots built their own society similar to the human one and spread throughout the solar system. Freya Nakamichi-47 was programmed as a concubine but there’s no one who requires her services anymore so she has to do the best she can to survive because even robots need maintenance.
“Enlightenment” is an adventure of the twentienth season of “Doctor Who” classic series, the third of the mini-arc known by the global title “The Black Guardian Trilogy”, which aired in 1983. It follows “Terminus” and it’s a four parts adventure written by Barbara Clegg and directed by Fiona Cumming.
The novel “Friday” by Robert A. Heinlein was published for the first time in 1982. Friday is an artificial person, the result of genetic engineering. She works as a courier delivering anywhere in the world or close to Earth colonies anything, often very cnfidential information. Her trips are often dangerous so sometimes she must use her physical skills, which are far better than normal to defend herself.
“Terminus” is an adventure of the twentienth season of “Doctor Who” classic series, the second of the mini-arc known by the global title “The Black Guardian Trilogy”, which aired in 1983. It follows “Mawdryn Undead” and it’s a four parts adventure written by Stephen Gallagher and directed by Mary Ridge.
Greg Egan was born on August 20, 1961, in Perth, Australia. His novels are: “Quarantine”, “Permutation City”, “Distress”, “Diaspora”, “Teranesia”, “Schild’s Ladder”, “Incandescence”, “Zendegi” and “Orthogonal: Book One: the Clockwork Rocket”. Among his great works there’s also the novella “Oceanic”.