Mark Blythe has jumped on the design fiction bandwagon and written a novel called The Centenarians. Lacking the decency to leave it in a drawer, he is shamelessly sharing the excerpt below. Annabel and Boris Bide, the 100-year-old heroes, are sitting at the desk of a Ministry official ... "Back to do a special job!" Modell smirked. "A heavy duty but there's no higher honor at the end of an illustrious career. In the words of the poet and philosopher Stan Lee, 'With great power comes great implausibility.' You've got the regulation walking stick, of course. Want an upgrade?"…
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