The Fall of Colossus Author:D. F. Jones D.F. Jones wrote Colossus (filmed as Colossus: The Forbin Project). This is the sequal to Colossus. — Colossus is a cold war story. The Americans have just put on line a super computer to protect the free world. In the event of a hostile attack it would automatically retaliate. Shortly there after the Russians turn on a similar computer. The... more » two super computers link up and control the world and man kind. Some made Colossus their God, and Charles Forbin, the inventor, was their Pope. Others wanted to be free of Colossus- for Colossus was also a ruthless beyond any human tyrant ever- and they wanted Forbin as their deliverer. Forbin is appalled and disgusted by the religious cult, terrified by the rebels - who haven't a chance, as he know better than anyone on earth.
And then Forbin is handed the key to the overthrow of Colosssus - or is it? He must commit his life to the chance that it is, just to begin with. Then he must commit the earth to the shadowy motives of the mysterious source of this new power.« less