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Emily Devenport

Emily Devenport has written several novels under various pseudonyms (e.g., Maggy Thomas and Lee Hogan) including one which was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick award. She lives in Arizona where she enjoys hiking, gardening, rockhounding, studying geology, and writing. She volunteers at the Botanical Garden in Phoenix, and is the buyer at the Heard Museum book store.


Medusa Uploaded: Revenge is a dish best served at absolute zero

Medusa Uploaded by Emily Devenport

Medusa Uploaded (2018), Volume One of Emily Devenport’s THE MEDUSA CYCLE, begins with two bodies being expelled through the far-future generation ship Olympia’s airlock — bodies formerly belonging to living members of the Executive class of the ship’s inhabitants, and who were deliberately killed for a host of reasons ultimately boiling down to pure, simple revenge. But why is this revenge necessary, and who is stalking the men and women of this elite upper crust, culling them with ruthless efficiency?

Meet Oichi Angelis, a woman who is almost literally a worm in comparison to her “betters,” whose life is spent traveling through service tunnels and access ways, only allowed brief glimpses of the biomes and lavish living quarters enjoyed by the Executives. As a Servant, her ability to hear, speak, or see in any given ... Read More