How would you assess your “digital footprint”? How much information do you think is available about you online?
2. What do you consider the pros and cons of technological advancements?
3. How believable was the future described in the book?
4. Do you see any parallels between the novel and what’s already happening now?
5. Do you agree with Dray’s decisions?
6. What role does family play in the novel?
7. Where do you think the story will go from here?

Michael C. Bland is a founding member and the secretary of BookPod, an online book support group. “Elizabeth”, one of his short stories, won Honorable Mention in Writer’s Digest 2015 Popular Fiction Awards contest, and two of the short stories he edited have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His debut novel, “The Price of Safety,” reached #7 in Amazon’s rankings for Dystopian novels and received Finalist awards three times: by the Indie Book Awards for both Science Fiction and Thriller, and by National Indie Excellence Awards for New Fiction. The second book in the planned trilogy, “The Price of Rebellion” was named “Best Science Fiction” in the 2022 Indies Today awards.  He currently lives in Florida. Learn more about Michael via his website:

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