About "The Worm" by Alexander Lazarevich.
This page presents the English version of my science-fiction story (or, rather, a techno-thriller) "Worm". It is built around two rather intriguing ideas:
And so, a self-evolving computer "worm" (a kind of virus) finally succeeds in linking all the computers in the world into one giant virtual global computer. And with this comes the obsolence of Man...
This story, written in 1992 and never officially published,
was very popular on Russian BBSs.
Click here to start downloading the file
30 Kbytes, containing the English version of "The Worm"
This story has a sequel, which I still have not had enough time to translate into English. I hope to do this in the future.
If you can read Russian you may click here to download the files containing the Russian versions of both the first and the second parts of "The Worm" story. (Both texts are in Cyrilic DOS encoding known as CP866. You will need a Cyrillic screen driver for DOS to read it.)
WORM1.ZIP, 30 Kb, contains the Russian version of the first Part of "The Worm" ("1992:The Prince of Darkness")
WORM2.ZIP, 118 Kb, contains the Russian version of the second Part of "The Worm" ( "2019: The Lord of Mars")
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