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 evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour.
Every attempt to destroy it has failed.
And we are the prey.
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.
Because time is running out.
Back to top