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The Milkman (Excerpt)

|| In Edwin McCallum's world, nations are no more. The world's assets are divided among three companies. When one of those assets is murdered, it's McCallum's job to figure out what it means to the bottom-line. The bottomline's on film-maker Sylvia Cho's mind, too. Who's footing the bill for this documentary? And who's the subject, this so-called 'Milkman'? Systems engineer Emory Leveski knows and it looks like it might cost him his life.

The Milkman (Excerpt)

Check out Michael J. Martineck’s The Milkman: A Freeworld Novel, available May 30th from EDGE.

In Edwin McCallum’s world, nations are no more. The world’s assets are divided among three companies. When one of those assets is murdered, it’s McCallum’s job to figure out what it means to the bottom-line. The bottomline’s on film-maker Sylvia Cho’s mind, too. Who’s footing the bill for this documentary? And who’s the subject, this so-called ‘Milkman’? Systems engineer Emory Leveski knows and it looks like it might cost him his life.

With no governments, there is no crime. Any act is measured against competing interests, hidden loyalties and the ever-upward pressure of the corporate ladder. It’s a tough place for those who still believe in right and wrong. And for these three, it just got a lot tougher.

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