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Oscar Valparaiso lives in a USA blown to pieces by corrupt politicians and cyberpunk and biotech technologies gone wild. Oscar and his brilliant nobel laureate girlfiend and the President of the US won't be defeated. As a new science is born, a battle rages for it's soul between a power crazed governor, the President, scientists, and militant drifters.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Story involving clones/duplicates?    -   good clones/duplicates Lifeform altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Scientifically turned into another lifeform Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Clones    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Desert    -   Water    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a moderate amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   description of breasts How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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