Prey Author:Michael Crichton In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nano particles--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 evolving swiftly, becoming m... more »ore deadly with each passing hour.
Every attempt to destroy it has failed.
And we are the prey.
As fresh as today's headlines, Michael Crichton's most compelling novel yet tells the story of a mechanical plague and the desperate efforts of a handful of scientists to stop it. Drawing on up-to-the-minute scientific fact, Prey takes us into the emerging realms of nanotechnology and artificial distributed intelligence?in a story of breathtaking suspense. Prey is a novel you can't put down.
It's one of those stories, after your finished you think "oh, this should totally be made into a movie!" The charcters were believable, and you found yourself really rooting for the hero. Crichton brought the swarm alive!