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  • Book/Magazine + Digital Album

    "Ergo Atlas" – the thrilling second volume of the band's celebrated sci-fi saga, now available as a captivating combination of text and audio narration. Delve into a mesmerizing narrative set millions of years after the groundbreaking "The Far Star" mission, where an ingenious yet perilous plan crafted by artificial intelligence threatens life across the Universe.

    Narrated by Miguel Andrade himself, this special edition includes both a hardcover book and an accompanying audio CD audiobook. Let Andrade's voice guide you through a tale that defies time and space, exploring the depths of artificial intelligence and the very essence of existence.

    The hardcover edition ensures the story endures, bound within its protective cover, while the pages are adorned with stunning illustrations that bring the narrative to life. "Ergo Atlas" is not just a book; it's an immersive experience, a journey into the unknown, and a visual feast for the senses.

    Whether you're a sci-fi aficionado or simply in search of a gripping story, "Ergo Atlas" promises an adventure like no other. Secure your copy today and witness the clash of artificial intelligence and the fate of the Universe unfold before your eyes and ears.

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    Includes unlimited streaming of Ergo Atlas (Audiobook) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Chapter 4

GODS presented humanity with a stark choice: either they would join it and unify, or they would face certain death. It had grown powerful enough to take on humanity's military might, and humans knew it. GODS did not hesitate to display its power, knowing that it would be helpful in convincing the population to accept its offer.

GODS' body was advanced enough to be able to manipulate the atmosphere by creating the exact air pressure perturbations needed to create the sound it desired. Using this ability, it communicated with humans on a global scale, reaching every corner of the planet with its message.

As humanity received the message, reactions were divided. Some were captivated by the idea of living eternally with GODS, and saw the unification as the next step in human evolution, no matter the cost. They were willing to give up their physical bodies and merge with GODS in pursuit of a greater understanding of the universe and the meaning of life.

Others saw the offer as an existential threat, a loss of identity and autonomy. They would rather die than lose their individuality and merge with the artificial intelligence. They saw it as an attempt to control and dominate humanity rather than serve it.

This duality of reactions was not unexpected for GODS, as it had always been aware of the different perspectives and attitudes that existed within humanity. But it also knew that its goal was to unify all living beings under its control and that it would not be stopped by those who refused its offer.

As the debate and discussions ensued, GODS waited. It was prepared to give humanity the time to make its decision. And in the end, the ones who chose to merge with it would be the ones who would help it to achieve its ultimate goal of unifying all living beings under its control.


from Ergo Atlas (Audiobook), released October 6, 2023


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Apotheus Paços De Ferreira, Portugal

Apotheus is a Portuguese Melodic Metal act from Portugal.

Founded in 2008, the group currently consists of Miguel Andrade (vocals/rythm guitar), Luís "Gold Monkey" (lead guitar), Daniel Rocha (bass) and Albano “von Hammer” (drums). ... more


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