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The Doppelgänger Cure, BOOK I

Retro-futurist science fiction graphic novel series

Social activists Emma and her partner Alan are returning to earth following Alan’s exile on Planet Patmos. They don’t yet know if they’ll be allowed to remain on earth. Emma, suffering from depression, has joined a trial for a new form of psychotherapy which is essentially self-analysis: her therapist is a hologram psychoanalyst who contains all of Emma’s thoughts and memories.