People of Metal

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Future,Across Centuries

Robert Snyder

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In 2065, scientists succeed in making functioning digital copies of the minds of human workers. The mind-copies are installed in advanced robotic bodies and begin to displace human workers, The world prospers, but despair and mass suicide follow as humans are left with nothing they need to do.



Short Summary

In 2014, a Canadian teenager who likes to spend Saturday mornings watching cartoons and flipping through one of his mum's magazines, picks up the March 16, 2014 issue of Popular Science and reads an article about a dutch scientist who wants to upload human minds to computers. He's hooked.


Beijing, Chicago, Washington, D.C., New York and Africa.

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending,Meaningful Message,Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Bill Weinberg, a person of metal

Age: He's not biological

Gender: Other

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Confident,Decisive,Educated,Honorable,Leader,Sophisticated,Masculine,Visionary

Additional Character Details

Name: Keisha Dixon, a person of metal.

Age: N.A.

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Empathetic,Faithful,Heroic,Leader,Visionary,Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Bonnie Holyfield, a person of metal with the mind of a former US president

Age: NA

Gender: Other

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Confident,Decisive,Leader,Visionary,Charming,Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Cheng Woon, a person of metal with the mind of a Chinese head of state

Age: NA

Gender: Other

Role: protagonist

Key Traits: Charming,Complex,Confident,Decisive,Gracious,Leader,Educated,Visionary

About The Author

See back cover for my bio.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available