The Cybernetic Samurai (Tokugawa #1) - Victor Milán

Prometheus Award winner 1986.


Deep in the fortress-like headquarters of Yoshimitsu TeleCommunications, American scientist Elizabeth O’Neill had molded the circuitry of a mammoth computer into a living, thinking, feeling being – a human soul trapped in the confines of a cybernetic body.

She named her creation Tokugawa, hero of Japanese samurai lore, and educated him with all of the values of a feudal Japanese shogun.

Yet Tokugawa’s powers were far greater than Elizabeth had imagined. With access to every computer in post-World War III’s fully-automated society, he had the potential to become the ultimate spy, the perfect assassin, an invincible dictator.

Only loyalty to samurai virtues kept his ambition in check – until the day when Elizabeth was taken away from him, and Tokugawa began his quest for revenge...

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Release date: 1985
Genres: science fiction
Updated: September 07, 2010

Tokugawa :: Series

The Cybernetic Samurai (Tokugawa #1)
The Cybernetic Shogun (Tokugawa #2)