All-new afterword by Tony Daniel.
Utopia has been achieved. For centuries, disease, hunger, poverty and war
have been things found only in the history tapes. And applied genetics has
given men and women the bodies of athletes and a lifespan of over a century.
They should all have been very happy . . .
But Hamilton Felix is bored. And he is the culmination of a star line; each of his
last thirty ancestors chosen for superior genes. Hamilton is, as far as genetics
can produce one, the ultimate man. And this ultimate man can see no reason
why the human race should survive, and has no intention of continuing the
Revolutionaries are about to find out that recruiting a superman is definitely
not a good idea . . .
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