Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden's Syndrome by John Scalzi

  • Started on: 2018-02-12
  • Finished on: 2018-02-12
  • Read in: English
  • Rating: “*****”
  • Genre(s): Science Fiction


One of my favorite writers is John Scalzi, both for the novels he writes, as for his online personality. I follow his blog and Twitter feed and just really enjoy his style. A while back I read the first novel in his series Lock In, about a disease (Haden’s Syndrome) which causes a lot of people to be “locked in”: fully paralyzed, unable to move, but awake at the same time. Society deals with this by developing a digital solution so these “Haden’s” can live and work. This novella describes the start of Haden’s Syndrome and the research and reactions surrounding those first days.