The Inevitable

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Hawthorne Books, 2023.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Daniel Hope., & Daniel Hope|AUTHOR. (2023). The Inevitable . Hawthorne Books.

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Daniel Hope and Daniel Hope|AUTHOR. 2023. The Inevitable. Hawthorne Books.

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Daniel Hope and Daniel Hope|AUTHOR. The Inevitable Hawthorne Books, 2023.

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Daniel Hope, and Daniel Hope|AUTHOR. The Inevitable Hawthorne Books, 2023.

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    [synopsis] => Lidia Yuknavitch writes in the introduction to The Inevitable "The first time I read Kazuo Ishiguro's Klara and the Sun I bawled my face off. Daniel Hope serves up a similar creature, a humanoid robot named Tuck, and quite quickly in the story, Tuck began to remind me more of what matters about the human condition than I learn from most of the humans I know. Love stories are not what we've been told. A humanoid robot named Tuck reminds us how to build connections and be ever-giving in the face of death and loss." In both Klara and the Sun and The Inevitable technological advances have created AIs that form complex relationships with humans.In Hope's novel Tuck is a charismatic robot grappling with a very human conundrum, the meaning of life and death. He is the last bot in the universe after surviving the Bot Riots on Earth by escaping into space. He is grieving the loss of his family and forced to wander between planets looking for parts of himself that need replacement in order to stay functional, risking exposure even as collectors are hunting him. He alleviates his loneliness by adopting an abandoned AI integrated into a spaceship and naming it David after the boy he took care of on Earth. The two meet Maze, a genetically modified, escaped lab experiment who, like Tuck, has super-human speed and strength. Maze serves as first mate on a ship owned by a billionaire, who offers Tuck the parts he needs in exchange for assistance with her corporate raid against her main rival. Tuck finds renewed purpose in his life through Maze and quickly becomes devoted to her. Together they must survive in a world where they are at once misfits and precious commodities. The Inevitable examines the value of life in a technologically advanced society, the definition of humanity, and the complex relationships that arise in the gray area between AIs and humans.
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