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The Prospect of My Arrival Paperback – September 16, 2011
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"From pre-birth to a twenty-year-old body, life can be quite a shock. The Prospect of My Arrival tells the story of Prospect, a human embryo transplanted to synthetic adult body, as he debates whether life is worth the pain of birth. Offering an unusual depiction of life and what our world says to those who may be an outsider, The Prospect of My Arrival is a unique novel with its own message, a read that is very much worth considering."
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Pre-born: A person not yet born. An embryo.
CyberSavant: This is a device used in the womb to give the embryo a crash course on language, customs, pop culture.
Preb-cam: This is a device used to monitor the coming and going of the Pre-born. It resides in a hemisphere of the brain.
hyper-hologram: This is a new kind of hologram that is touchable. Though it is built of light beams, it has depth and substance.
Referral: The Pre-born is introduced to a range of Referrals. These are individuals carefully selected by the facilitating scientist to give the full range of human creatures.