‘Bottom Line’ By Eric Gabrielsen

It is a post cyberpunk, kinetic, violent, punch in the face narrative, that is tightly written and quickly paced. Bottom Line is a kinetic, tech heavy, homage to cyberpunk’s early salad days. With overtones reminiscent of Gibson’ Count Zero and Sterling’s Mirrorshades collection. Bottomline follows Kay, a creche’ born operative, on her last mission before being eligible for emancipation and full personhood. This comes into conflict with a struggling startups bottom-line with sadly predictable results. I started off performing monologues and was fortunate enough to work with Spaulding Gray before switching to writing short stories and have had pieces published in Machete Girl, Low L1f3, The Midcoast Maine 2018 BestLit Review.

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