As a young mechanical genius, Jackson had hoped to make the world a better place with his devices, but it is a world that values physique over ingenuity. Shevi's beauty has allowed her a rapid ascent on the social ladder. When they meet, they understand they have no future together, but when Jackson inadvertently enlightens Shevi to the self-destructiveness of her high-class lifestyle, they set out on a dangerous journey to oppose the social machine of which she is a valuable component and he a victim.
Book One of the retro-futuristic sci-fi series The Trintico Quartet. Paperback, 358 pages, plus map and first chapter to Book Two. Also available on Kindle at Amazon for $6.99