“Influence Isolated, Make Peace” by John Chu

Open this story in our mobile app!

A new military implements a generation of cyborg soldiers, but when a peace treaty comes into play, Jake and his fellow-cyborgs are no longer required. If they are unable to blend in with human civilians, they’ll be decommissioned. Jake’s squad knows exactly what that means, and they know time is running out to prove themselves. What they don’t know is that they’ve already replaced, and they may have one more war to fight.

Influence Isolated, Make Peace

To read this story and thousands more…

Register Now!

About the Author
John Chu is a microprocessor architect by day, a writer, translator, and podcast narrator by night. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming at Boston Review, Uncanny, Asimov's Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Tor.com among other venues. His translations have been published or is forthcoming at Clarkesworld, The Big Book of SF and other venues. His story "The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere" won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.
More stories from John Chu