Nesson 14

Nesson is a serial novel about living with technology and sprawl in the near future. Learn more or start from the beginning.

A bald, soft man was helping a woman who was either his wife or daughter load a magnum of wine into their cart. His youthful movements belied his age. The woman was unremarkably beautiful. Everything was in the right place and she looked exactly as young as she was. Not a single tooth was out of place in her smile. Marcus fought back a yawn as he watched the couple. They could have been any couple on the island; the population here was worse than a holoroom gathering with everyone in avatar. Did these wives even need avatars when they used the holonet? The husbands, sure, but they obviously did not care how they looked in public. Why would they care when they are on the net? Continue reading