Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Joe Haldeman's "Doing Emily" (short story, virtual reality)

A virtual reality machine that let's you become, in your mind, a character in machine's database, a database that includes simulations of many historical characters.

The story is about a man becoming Emily Dickinson... rather too realistically...

Fact sheet.

First published: F&SF, May/June 2013.
Rating: B.
Related: Stories of Joe Haldeman; virtual reality fiction.