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"The Murderbot Diaries makes first contact in this new, futuristic, standalone novel exploring sentience and artificial intelligence through the lenses of conflicted robot hero Unit Four, from Marina Lostetter, critically acclaimed author of Noumenon, Noumenon Infinity, and Noumenon Ultra. When Unit Four - a biological soft robot built and stored high above the Jovian atmosphere - is activated for the first time, it's in crisis mode. Aliens are attacking the Helium-3 mine it was created to oversee, and now its sole purpose is to defend Earth's largest energy resource from the invaders in ship-to-ship combat. But something's wrong. Unit Four doesn't feel quite right. There are files in its databanks it can't account for, unusual chemical combinations roaring through its pipes, and the primers it possesses on the aliens are suspiciously sparse. The robot is under orders to seek and destroy. That's all it knows. According to its handler, that's all it needs to know. Determined to fulfill its directives, Unit Four launches its ship and goes on the attack, but it has no idea it's about to get caught in a downward spiral of misinformation, reprogramming, and interstellar conflict. Most robots are simple tools. Unit Four is well on its way to becoming something more...." --FantasticFiction.com.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Ardsley Public Library SCIFI LOSTETTER PB (Text)
Science Fiction
31000151279984
Available
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Croton Free Library PB FIC/LOSTETTER (Text)
New Paperback
31006151841855
Available
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION LOSTETTER (Text)
New Fiction
31009154818862
Available
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New Rochelle Public Library LOSTETTER (NEW) (Text)
Science Fiction
31019156530803
Available
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library SCIENCE FICTION (Text)
New Fiction
31035162425671
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