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'Young Razorbacks Before Their Katanas Grow In'

If you haven't read it, author Daniel Suarez' excellent 2009 novel Daemon is still a great, futuristic reading experience.


And here's a quote from the novel:

A deep guttural roar rose over the other engines, and down each ramp rolled a riderless, black racing motorcycle with dozens of brushed steel blades running along their tops and sides like cooling fins... Nearly every inch of the bikes was covered in runes and glyphs and razor-sharp blades. They were as much fetish objects as machines.

Then twin robotic arms with gleaming three-foot sword blades unfolded from the forward hydraulic assemblies, lashing forth on gimbals, arcing smoothly with blinding speed as they ran through diagnostics like insects cleaning their antennae.
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