The Canker Death

The Canker Death When the reclusive cynical systems administrator Petor Fidelistro discovers that one of his own servers has been cracked late one night he makes it his personal business to track down the perpetra

  • Title: The Canker Death
  • Author: James R. Bottino
  • ISBN: 2940013125544
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Nook
  • When the reclusive, cynical systems administrator, Petor Fidelistro, discovers that one of his own servers has been cracked late one night, he makes it his personal business to track down the perpetrator What his search uncovers thrusts him, unaware, into a mad shifting between worlds, time and alien minds Fighting to keep his grip on reality, and forcing him to cope witWhen the reclusive, cynical systems administrator, Petor Fidelistro, discovers that one of his own servers has been cracked late one night, he makes it his personal business to track down the perpetrator What his search uncovers thrusts him, unaware, into a mad shifting between worlds, time and alien minds Fighting to keep his grip on reality, and forcing him to cope with his past, Petor finds himself uncontrollably transitioning between sentient minds that range from semi conscious to dominant, from beings whose bodies and identities he can control, to those who control him so fully as to be unaware of his presence As the story unfolds, Petor gathers clues in a twisting mystery that sends him shifting between the mourning child Nanzicwital the golem giant Faskin the lascivious, female ambassador Desidia and Nokinis, an insane prisoner with whom Petor battles for mastery of his own memories As he struggles to make sense of what is happening to him, Petor finds himself embroiled in the tumultuous upheaval of a ubiquitous society that transcends life, itself.

    One thought on “The Canker Death”

    1. This is a very interesting and well written book that will keep your attention to the end. The initial chapters are so intense that if this book ever turns into a movie, it will be like the old Alfred Hitchcock's suspense movies.The author was very creative with his characters, which are so richly described that we learn to love them.The plot is simple to follow. A system administrator (Petor Fidelistro) finds out that someone hacked into his computer. When trying to figure out who is responsibl [...]

    2. This is a challenging book that jumps back and forth from the utterly fantastic to hauntingly surreal. Two aspects are particularly compelling, first is the author's description of a work-a-day System Administrator. I've been one myself and I can state unequivocally that this one is spot on. The character is believable right down to his analysis and use of profanity. The other outstanding aspect of the book is the descriptions of the alien worlds and intelligent creatures that inhabit them. Here [...]

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