Trust in the Law, For the Law Trusts in You. Lawless: Part I”

TitleTrust in the Law, For the Law Trusts in You. Lawless: Part I”
Year for Search2020
AuthorsWolfmoor, Merc Fenn(b. 1986)
Secondary AuthorsAdams, John Joseph(b. 1976), Howey, Hugh [Crocker](b. 1975), and Yant, Christine
Secondary TitleIgnorance is Strength: The Dystopia Triptych 1
Pagination273-94
Date Published2020
PublisherBroad Reach Publishing + Adamant Press
Place PublishedNew York/London
ISBN Number979-8677287572 979-8677291012 979-8677298424
KeywordsNon-binary author, Queer author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia in three parts. In the first story, mass shootings are a constant, and children are taught using VISIONS, a virtual reality system that supposedly allows safe education. In the second story, there is enforced church membership and attendance, patriarchy, marriage between a man and a woman, with the woman expected to have children, and constant updates rating on every individual with penalties for falling too low. CUSN, developed from VISIONS, connects everyone, but becomes infected with a virus. In the third story, a small group of people try to bring down the system.

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Author Note

Queer, non-binary author (b. 1986) using the pronouns, they, they, their. Early publications used the name A. Merc Rustad, which may be their birth name, but they later changed it their name to the current one.

Full Text

2020 Wolfmoor, Merc Fenn (b. 1986). “Trust in the Law, For the Law Trusts in You. Lawless: Part I.” Ignorance is Strength: The Dystopia Triptych 1. Ed. John Joseph Adams, Hugh Howey, and Christine Yant (New York/London: Broad Reach Publishing + Adamant Press, 2020), 273-94. Followed by “Believe in the law, For the Law is All. Lawless: Part II.” Burn the Ashes: The Dystopia Triptych 2. Ed. John Joseph Adams, Hugh Howey, and Christine Yant (New York/London: Broad Reach Publishing + Adamant Press, 2020), 273-95. Followed by “The Law is the Plan, the Plan is Death. Lawless: Part III.” or Else the Light: The Dystopia Triptych 3. Ed. John Joseph Adams, Hugh Howey, and Christine Yant (New York/London: Broad Reach Publishing + Adamant Press, 2020), 273-89. PSt

Dystopia in three parts. In the first story, mass shootings are a constant, and children are taught using VISIONS, a virtual reality system that supposedly allows safe education. In the second story, there is enforced church membership and attendance, patriarchy, marriage between a man and a woman, with the woman expected to have children, and constant updates rating on every individual with penalties for falling too low. CUSN, developed from VISIONS, connects everyone, but becomes infected with a virus. In the third story, a small group of people try to bring down the system. Queer, non-binary author using the pronouns, they, they, their. Early publications used the name A. Merc Rustad, which may be their birth name, but they later changed it their name to the current one.