Genre/Story Information: Space Opera set in a setting known informally as The Foldspace Universe. The Foldspace Universe is a shared universe created by Jason Bortz, M. S. Patterson, and myself. Each of us uses this collectively developed setting for our own creative endeavors.
Perhaps our greatest achievement to date has been our ability to convince people to spend enormous sums of money to purchase software that they do not, in fact, own. The idea of product licensing has so thoroughly saturated the computer industry that no piece of software exists without one -- the government even created a license to cover unlicensed programs, which it calls "public domain."