This Halloween, it’s possible you’ll be considering of scares from the supernatural world, however what concerning the a lot scarier, and rather more actual, technological one?
Otherworld, a brand new novel from Kirsten Miller and Jason Segel (sure, that Jason Segel), imagines a world not too far forward of our personal, one the place digital actuality can develop into your solely actuality.
Impressed by the Oculus Rift, Segel and Miller have created a narrative that explores the darker aspect of expertise. In Otherworld, a brand new set of digital actuality googles are being examined earlier than hitting the mass market. When Simon’s buddy Katherine, a nerdy gamer, disappears — kidnapped by somebody or one thing inside that digital world — he realizes that is way over a recreation.
The novel, the fifth collaboration between Segel and Miller, is on sale Tuesday. However you possibly can take heed to an unique excerpt of the audiobook beneath, narrated by Segel.