PREY Author:MICHAEL CRICHTON In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles-micro-robots-has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive. — It has been programmed as a predator. It is eveolving swiftly, becoming mor... more »e deadly with each passing hour.