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Saturday, 14 February 2009

HARDCORE.


HARDCORE
by Andy Remic

Paperback: 456 pages
Publisher: Solaris 4th January 2010
ISBN-10: 1844167933
ISBN-13: 978-1844167937


Sick World was a planet dedicated to the ill, the deformed, the dying and the dead.

Humanity as an organism was not the most durable chassis. After mixing it up with aliens, the human shell developed a host of unwanted and incurable ailments… esoteric diseases, curious viruses, life-changing bugs, vomit-inducing deformations. So a beautiful planet, Sick World, was terraformed with limitless funding, state-of-the-art research centres, gleaming wards and towering operating theatres providing unparalleled care, a perfection of medicine and a pinnacle of repair for the plethora of grotesque diseases and mutating conditions. However, a thousand years ago something happened, and the planet was evacuated in totality. Today, it lies uninhabited.

Combat K: Keenan, Franco and Pippa, forced by implanted logic cubes into an unholy alliance of cooperation. Mission: to infiltrate Sick World and carry out a simple fact-finding mission prior to SLAM excavations to research the new Junk threat. It should have been safe, simple, secure.

As the first day fades, so a long hibernation ends. The Medical Staff of Sick World, the doctors, the nurses, the patients, those abandoned long ago, a thousand year gestation of hardcore medical mutation and accelerated healthcare technology... they can smell fresh meat, and begin to awake…

HARDCORE. You’ll never look at a nurse the same way again.
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2 comments:

Aaron Spuler said...

When is Hardcore slated for release? I'm ready to get my hands on it.

Joe said...

I just finished Biohell and then I come here and see Hardcore! Yes! Let's head on over to Amazon and, wait... January 2010!? @#$%^&! Damn you for teasing us like this, Mr. Remic! But the cover art is sweet.