The Brain Chip Affair
Highest Rank : #7 in Science Fiction
The invention of brain chips in 2040 paved the way for a new form of technology, gadgets allowing human brain to stay connected with the internet, 24/7.
A tiny chip placed on the upper layer of cortex changed the world into a utopia, providing connectivity, productivity, security, entertainment to its users. Brain-Corp.inc, the multi-billion dollar company producing brain chips held absolute monopoly over brain chips.
Four days after the tenth anniversary of Brain-Corp.inc, a horrible incident shook the world, shattering the seeming utopia, throwing the world into chaos. Hackers infiltrated the servers of brain chip database, hacking into the Shanghai data center, attempting mind control attacks on thousands of users.
Detective Robert Anderson gets assigned on the case. The simple case quickly turns into a game of survival, as Robert narrowly escapes murder on day one, realizing that the case is far more sinister than it seems.
A chaotic battles ensues between Robert and the hackers, with the fate of billions of users around the world hanging precariously on the result.