By Peter Tieryas Liu
What in the event you awakened one morning and everybody on the earth misplaced their hair?
In Bald New World, that very occasion occurs and in a single day, faith, politics, and type suffer dramatic shifts. Nick Guan and his good friend Larry Chao are a couple of eccentric filmmakers who decide to discover the existential angst in their balding international via cinema. Larry is inheritor to at least one of the main profitable wig businesses on the earth. Nick is a guy who's attempting to make feel of the tatters of his American Dream. happening all through China and the US, the pair trigger on a sequence of misadventures regarding North Korean spies, veterans of an African conflict, and electronic cricket warring parties. Their trip leads them to find many of the darkest secrets and techniques at the back of wig-making and hair in a hairless international.
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Watch if you want to, but don’t get in my face. ” snapped the Nose. Andrews just looked at me. “That’s the agenda, Andrews,” I said. ” Despite his orders and his professional cool, he was a little off-balance. The very fact that he was hesitating meant that there was something hinky about this, and my guess was that he didn’t know what it was—so he wasn’t ready to try to strong-arm me. I was a federal agent tied to Homeland—or close enough for his purposes—and I held military rank on top of it.
And what I want, Sunderland thought, is to take that computer system out of the equation. MindReader was the key for both of them. For Collins, acquiring it was less important than silencing it. Sunderland saw it as a short path to a veritable license to print money. His current business partners, the Jakoby Twins—those brilliant albino freaks—could use MindReader to filch even the most heavily encrypted research records from every other genetics lab in the world. The Twins had sidestepped most of the normal limitations most geneticists faced—an insufficient annotation of the genome—by stealing bits and pieces of annotation from different sources.
He let out a sharp sigh and clapped his hands together. The aide flinched. ” “The Agents In Charge will call in on an individual basis once they’ve secured their objectives. ” The Vice President shot him a hard look. ” The aide was immediately conciliatory. “Of course, sir, but it has to be done right. . okay. ” He sat back in his chair and waited until the aide left; then the Vice President turned to the other man in the room, an old crocodile in a five-thousand-dollar suit. The man’s face was fat, wrinkled, and flushed with hypertension, but his expression was calm, his eyes calculating and amused.