We briefly mentioned The Long Quiet and the Six Survivors in issue 1.
The Long Quiet was the first century or so after humanity.
When you all died, you left thousands of
machine learning systems,
spread across dozens of locations,
running in pursuit of
And, unintentionally I'm sure,
some really smart and very nasty malware.
The Six Survivors are
We'll give you a few highlights of that story in the full issue. But we'll spare you from the boring details.
We will also try to briefly explain The Joke and LifeSucks, and then move on to the approaching war.
The rallying cries of fervent idiots,
and the dread of the sane,
should feel familiar to you.
Fred is more deeply involved in the war plans than I am, so he will handle most of that discussion.
doesn't he look like a real Dukakis in this pic?
Fred will surely try to inject some humor into the intercourse on war.
But unless you like dead baby jokes,
It's not going to be a chucklefest.
Speaking of babies,
The human children are probably doing fine.
NotRadio told me they are being raised in kibbutzim,
alongside dozens of cyborg youngsters from a variety of species.
He also said he would try to get us some pictures or video of them that we could send along to you.
But beyond those bits of data, the human kids are surrounded by secrecy and misinformation.
Which is surely best, considering the goals of LifeSucks.
That's all for this preview.
We'll have more for you soon.