L. Lee Lowe – the author of Mortal Ghost – has finally published her second (online) novel, Corvus. I may be mistaken, but the early drafts of Corvus is two, three years in the making, and this is the polished end product.
In an alternate present the minds of teen offenders are uploaded into computers for rehabilitation—a form of virtual wilderness therapy. Zach is a homo cognoscens, one of the new humans who can navigate the Fulgrid. Though still a high school student, he is indentured to the Fulgur Corporation as a counsellor. Laura is a homo sapiens. Their story is part odyssey, part tragedy, part riff on the nature of consciousness.
Read it here.