In the aftermath of his mentor's death, grad student Adler is left to piece together—and clean up—the project she left behind: an adaptive and increasingly malevolent artificial intelligence, kept locked in a virtual "box" that’s no longer quite enough to keep him in check. As he tries to manage the AI and continue Dr. Kent's research, Adler soon discovers her sociopathic creation is determined to escape his enclosure to wreak havoc on the outside world.
Melanie Moyer is a Philly-based author and space lover. Her debut novel was published in 2018. Her short work has been published in Philadelphia Stories, Ghost Parachute, and others. She enjoys staring at the night sky, making food, and petting the nearest cat. Go birds.