... Fallen Host
Roc, May 2002, 6.99, 379 pp.
In the future when war broke out, the scientists were so eager to win that they unleashed the Medusa Bomb, a weapon of mass destruction that turned whole cities and its in habitants into crystal. They forgot to put in a fail-safe so the mass of crystal is still spreading. People turned away from science and embraced religion once again.
The net is replaced by the Link, a sophisticated form ...