After Mind

Wolf, Spencer

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Synopsis: AFTER MIND is a hard-hitting adventure into the world of human lies, artificial intelligence, and robot dreams.

Packet is a young A.I. child, newly awakened in the body of a preteen boy. Scared and living alone in a technology center, he recognizes nothing from his past, save for one thing: He is deathly allergic to water.

When a mysterious doctor gives him a chance to recover his memories, Packet must face the tormented boy he once was. To be the courageous lost son his family remembers and loves. But nothing about his life is what it seems.

As Packet tears open the mystery of his mind, he has visions of battling six-legged robot patrols, breathing underwater, and falling through the sky on an exploding starship with the girl he swore to protect.

Now the fate of the world hangs at the crossroads of human lies and artificial intelligence, and it's up to Packet to decide which road to take.

Robot or A.I., no one can ever be the same human twice.


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" Powerful and amazing... exquisite writing, imagination, and meticulous research. Spellbinding science and technology, carried forward by a powerful story and believable characters who make you care, laugh, worry, cry and cheer." ~Amazon

" After Mind was like no book I have ever read. The story of a boy named Packet was so unique. Wolf's detailed writing brought the vivid characters to life. As a former non-science fiction reader, I can say my mind is now changed." ~Amazon

" Stunning imagery. Beautiful and satisfying. It combines robots, memory alteration, and A.I. with relatable character struggles related to illness, growing up, family, and finding / understanding oneself." ~Amazon

" An intoxicating read, a story of possibilities, suspense and adventure." ~Goodreads

" Wolf took a boy with a rare disease, put his brain in a box, scrambled it all up into bits... and you watch what comes out as the boy resurrects it. Excellent story, excellent characters who are flawed, loving, hateful, guilty, evil, loyal - human, in other words - in breathtaking settings in Australia and inner space." ~Amazon

" I was amazed at the way Wolf captured the art of understanding life through the eyes of a child as much as through the 'memories' of an artificially intelligent being. The combination of sci-fi, psychology, engineering and drama was perfectly pulled together with characters that leave you rooting for a happy ending." ~Amazon

" Heart-wrenching for me. I was sad for Cessini. I loved the connection he had with Meg." ~Goodreads

" As someone not highly familiar with the science fiction genre, I was particularly drawn to the young characters, Packet and Meg. Through their relationship, struggles and triumphs, hopes and dreams." ~Amazon

" Simply a fantastic read." ~Amazon

About the Author: Spencer Wolf is an award-winning author, having been recognized fourteen times, including twice as a semi-finalist for the Chesterfield Writer's Film Project and once as a semi-finalist for the Academy of Motion Pictures' Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. He fell in love with Artificial Intelligence, future worlds, and all things almost human after he read the adapted screenplay for Blade Runner based on  Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. He holds a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from UCLA. He writes characters from the heart and is hard at work on his next Science Fiction novel. Visit his website at SpencerWolf.com

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