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In a Crowded Room

Half Past Human  (Hive, volume 1)

By T. J. Bass  

6 Nov, 2022

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You


1971’s Nebula-nominated Half Past Human is the first novel in T. J. Bass’ Hive duology. This fix-up is assembled from several shorter pieces about a far future population bomb.

In the Year of Olga 2349 Earth and its human population have been optimized … from a certain point of view. Under the watchful eye of the planet’s dutiful AIs, three trillion humans lead lives they believe rewarding. 

To say there was no price tag would be a lie.

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