Author: Jeff Carlson
Length: short story
First Publication: Strange Horizons, 2003
What the Story is About: Garcia is man modified for deep sea diving.
They said I wouldn’t feel a thing, but my dreams were awful—pain and tightness, smothering weight, none of which overcame my excitement. I also dreamed of flying, dreamed that I dove right through the ground and smashed into a spectacular new universe, yet I caught only glimpses of brightness before my eyes ruptured and abrasive rock crammed through my mouth and sinus cavities.
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categories: carlson, short fiction, audio, mer-people, human-machine interfaces, 2000s
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