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Proteus Manifest (Sight of Proteus / Proteus Unbound)
Proteus Manifest - Sight of Proteus / Proteus Unbound Author:Charles Sheffield SIGHT OF PROTEUS: — "...would you like to be rich, really rich? Why not develop a new form to catch the public fancy? BEC will sell you a low-cost experimental package. Includes everything you need to create your very own form change program..." — Then have it submitted to the Office of Form Control, maybe even licensed. But the vetting's very st... more »rict. Computer-... more »augmented bio-feedback and chemotherapy have made it all possible, but there are dangers. In the Old City, away from the fashionable, cosmetically changed crowds, the more grotesque failed xperiemnts prowl the slum alleyways.
And now a chance computer enquiry has thrown up an appalling possibility. Not only is an unauthorised program under way. but the man reesponsible is the most senior and most gbrilliant in the field.
The whole definition of humanity is under threat and the stability of a grossly overcrowded world at risk.
This novel, sequel to "Sight of Proteus", continues the story of Bey Woolf and his battles against the forces of evil in the galaxy. Having beaten Robert Capman, Woolf is now confronted by Ransome, who is planning to take over the world.« less