Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
Awakening in a hospital with no memory of his past, Joe Corrigan learns
that he is the creator and test subject for the failed Oz computer
project, which has trapped Joe in an irreversible and terrifying life