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In Travis S. Taylor’s new novel Trail of Evil, a malevolent AI teams up with an alien species. But how might things play out if the computer program the aliens came into contact with wasn’t so intelligent? Tell us, what is the worst piece of Earth software an intelligent extraterrestrial species could come into contact with and why? Might Siri interpret “We come in peace” as “Find us some peas”? Would Microsoft Word reformat the aliens’ letter of greeting? Tell us for your chance to win a signed copy of Trail of Evil.

Send your entry in the body of an email to contest@baen.com no later than April 20th. Remember to include your name! Please limit one entry per person. The winner will be selected by Baen editorial staff. All entries become property of Baen Books and may be published as part of winner announcement.

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