A gripping triptych of novellas, Jump, Gig, and Rig serves as a mirror reflecting our present-day struggles with the nature of work, the grasp of capitalism, and the scars of trauma.
- Puddle-Jumper: Nathan pirates the future's technologies for avaricious corporations.
- Commuter: Ride along with a Gen Z freelancer whose typical day involves more than just running errands—it's about battling beasts in a society that values profit over people.
- Rig and Spool: In a distant future where humans are not only an endangered species, but are prized for their warlike nature and resilience to trauma, Nora's weaves through the chaos of battle toward the possibility of peace.
Jump, Gig, and Rig isn’t just a series of stories—it's a provocative look at the human condition under the pressure of societal forces. With its darkly imaginative premises and deep human insight, this collection is a must-read for anyone who's ever wondered what lies beyond the stars—and within ourselves.
Jump, Gig, & Rig (paperback)
Title: Jump, Gig, & Rig
Author: Daniel Jose Ruiz
Publisher: Android Press
Release Date: March 5, 2024
Dimensions: 5 x 8 inches