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Cages by E_Foster

Cages is a fiction blog dedicated to exploring the complex issue of captivity by examining what would happen if humans were the ones forced to perform in arenas and live in tiny enclosures, separated from family and home. . . .

A complete novel.
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Editor’s First Impression

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Jul 3, 2014: The short, general blurb for Cages doesn’t do this fascinating story justice. In the 25th century, humanity is divided into two groups, the genetically enhanced A-subgroup, and the B’s, who live on some sort of reserves on the interior plains and do the industrial work. We follow the plight of a little B-group boy violently kidnapped from his home, an action which it seems most A’s would find morally reprehensible but are oblivious to its prevalence. Meanwhile, we the readers learn more about what is going on by peeking at [more . . .]

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Unique and well engineered.

By Madiha N. Santana, author of The Solstice War

Apr 21, 2015: Cages is a multi-format story, occurring across academic thesis-styled research posts alongside nontraditional prose fiction pieces that tell the story of a world in which genetic engineering has divided the human race into two groups that are linguistically and culturally incompatible.

One group, the genetically and materially privileged Subgroup A, captures and uses the other for entertainment and study purposes. While the author was inspired by cetacean capture, lower tech versions of this narrative have certainly played out among humans.

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