A prescient story about the sweet snare of virtual reality, or the media environment as a whole. There's no question but that many people today would gladly be permanently wired into a digital world of endless fantasies & adventures tailored specifically for them, to the exclusion of living real life at all.
As the previous reviewer noted, there's the inevitable strain of racism taken for granted at the time the story was written. I found it best to shake my head sadly, sigh deeply, and recognize that things were different then. But perhaps not that different, just more blatant.
The essence of the story itself, though, seems even more relevant than ever today, with so many people happily wired into the Web, their iPhones, iPods, iPads, etc. A truly cautionary tale!
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