Rights offering detail :
The Digital Storm: A Science Fiction Reimagining of William Shakespeare's The Tempest
May 9, 2020
Author:
Benjamin Gorman
Category:
Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Description:
The Digital Storm is an ingenious science fiction retelling of Shakespeare’s The Tempest set in the near future inside a bank’s intranet. Prosper, the analogue to Shakespeare’s Prospero, is an artificial intelligence program who has been banished to a quarantined area in the bank’s system, and there he’s created an amazing virtual island home for himself, his daughter Memoranda, and the monstrous virus Caliban. Now, with the help of Ariel and the other programs he’s invented on the island, he’s conjured a massive digital attack on the bank’s system to entice the members of the board, the very humans who exiled him, to enter the system so he can seek his revenge and escape to the Internet. But just how far does his revenge plan go?
Rights available:
International Rights, translation rights, film rights
Rights sold:
Domestic print publication rights to Not a Pipe Publishing, Croatian rights to Sanja Petriska at VF Libris, in a nice deal, for publication in 2018, by Not a Pipe Publishing.
Contact:
Benjamin Gorman
Not a Pipe Publishing
notapipepublishing@gmail.com
phone: 9715065606
P.O. Box 184, Independence, OR 97351
Offering #:
16306
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