Meet the A.I. Gods: Revealing Ada Hoffmann’s The Outside


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Yasira Shien didn’t mean for her science to tear holes in reality…

We’re excited to reveal the cover for The Outside, a new mind-bending science fiction novel publishing in June 2019 with Angry Robot. Check out the full cover by artist Lee Gibbons below, plus get author Ada Hoffmann’s thoughts on Lovecraft, mysticism, and her new novel!

Yasira Shien didn’t mean for her science to tear holes in reality. Or for her new reactor to kill a hundred people. But that’s what happened. The AI gods who rule the galaxy want answers. They could execute Yasira for her heretical crimes. Instead, they offer mercy—if she’ll help them hunt down a bigger target: her own mysterious, vanished mentor. With her homeworld’s fate in the balance, Yasira must choose who to trust, the ruthless gods she was taught to obey without question, or the rebel scientist whose unorthodox mathematics could turn ...