Read if you are interested in…

  • programmer monks trying to thwart climate change
  • the unravelling of a mystery
  • love stories


The idea for the story came to me while taking a walk on the beach near Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach, Oregon. I very suddenly decided that I wanted to write a story sent in a abbey where the religious order worshipped an algorithm rather than a monotheistic deity. The rest of the story flowed readily from that starting point.

Biliographic Data

  • First publication: 2019 (as part of Transmutations)
  • Subsequent publication: 2020 (stand alone)
  • ISBN of in-print edition: 978-1-62802-025-0