Can we change who we are?
At the turn of the twenty third century, global governments make an astonishing breakthrough. Thanks to a revolutionary rise in artificial intelligence and biosynthetics, humans are now developing laws which guarantee androids and cyborgs equality and justice. With the help of Interstellar Law, humanity finally integrates co-living with non-humans for the first time.
James Burke is one such lawyer. When he is allocated a high profile case involving a sentient droid known as ‘the darkest star,’ he discovers a life changing revelation about his own galactic origin. Faced with unprecedented challenges James must collaborate with the one person he is dying to escape from, if he is to achieve justice and uncover what it truly means to be human.
‘The Darkest Star’ is a science fiction novella