DAW Books, 585 pgs.
Regenesis takes place not long after the events of Cyteen, the Hugo Award winning novel by C.J. Cherryh. Ari Emory (version 2.0) is working herself to the bone trying to learn as much as possible as quickly as possible, to the detriment of her health. She’s driven to both correct the mistakes of her predecessor and to create her own place in the world, apart from the works and accomplishments of the previous Ari. Part of that involves the creation of her own wing within the company, and a new home for both herself and the people she considers to be important to her. (Ari’s general response to threats appears to be “circle the wagons.” This occasionally causes some occasionally comic flailing on the part of characters like Justin and Yanni.) Continue reading