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Summary

What if you discovered you'd been sold?

For Mason Guthrie, a sudden arrest, railroad trial, and quick conviction for the "vandalism" of fixing things around his tenement building come as a shock.

For Rosa Fuentes, it's just more confirmation that, to Earth's rulers, they're nothing but commodities to be bought and sold.

Together - along with Rosa's disturbingly capable AI - they break out and make their way off Earth to start a new, free life.

Unfortunately, the folks they stole a billion credits from along the way would like those back.

©2018 J. A. Sutherland (P)2019 Tantor

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The story had potential but lacks depth. There's not much backstory, was Mason dropped on his head when he was a baby? He acts like a 12 year old. The end is contradictory to the basis of their goal. This story is too simple, which makes me think the writer lacks creativity.