Deep in the fortress-like headquarters of Yoshimitsu TeleCommunications, American scientist Elizabeth O’Neill had molded the circuitry of a mammoth computer into a living, thinking, feeling being – a human soul trapped in the confines of a cybernetic body.
She named her creation Tokugawa, hero of Japanese samurai lore, and educated him with all of the values of a feudal Japanese shogun.
Yet Tokugawa’s powers were far greater than Elizabeth had imagined. With access to every computer in post-World War III’s fully-automated society, he had the potential to become the ultimate spy, the perfect assassin, an invincible dictator.
Only loyalty to samurai virtues kept his ambition in check – until the day when Elizabeth was taken away from him, and Tokugawa began his quest for revenge…
Original title: The Cybernetic Samurai
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Robots, Androids, Cyborgs