State Tectonics Audio Excerpt

The future of democracy must evolve or die…

We’re excited to share an audio excerpt from the cyberpunk political thriller State Tectonics, the conclusion Malka Older’s The Centenal Cycle. Listen to the clip below, as read by Christine Marshall.

The last time Information held an election, a global network outage, two counts of sabotage by major world governments, and a devastating earthquake almost shook micro-democracy apart. Five years later, it’s time to vote again, and the system that has ensured global peace for 25 years is more vulnerable than ever.

Unknown enemies are attacking Information’s network infrastructure. Spies, former superpowers, and revolutionaries sharpen their knives in the shadows. And Information’s best agents question whether the data monopoly they’ve served all their lives is worth saving, or whether it’s time to burn the world down and start anew.

State Tectonics is available September 11th from Tor.com Publishing. You can find ...