An essential story to the development of two of the core After Shock characters, Stalt and the Cyborg. One of the only After Shock stories told in the first person. The Awakening follows the Cyborg’s rebirth, his human body ripped away and reconstructed with mechanical limbs. His loss is not limited to the physical, as he struggles with his remaining humanity.
Genre: Sci-Fi Short Story
Additional Genre (descriptive only): Action, Adventure
|Realism:||Science well beyond modern definitions, bordering on fantasy|
|Time Period:||2200 - 2999|
Styles & Themes
|Inspires Reader to Feel:||N/A or None of the above|
|Mysteries & Puzzles:||Modest mystery element(s) to story|
|Pacing:||Time to savor, deliberate|
|Physical Action:||Frequent action, driven by threat to safety or life by antagonist(s)|
|Political/Social Commentary:||Politics play a minor role|
|Romance:||Minor romance, not a significant story driver|
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