Karma: Retribution "...Imagine a prison without walls, cells or barbed wire. A system designed to recalibrate the consciousness of an individual, in much the same way that a dream offers guidance on our future behaviour.
Imagine the entire United States Prison system, contained within a secure network, of the worlds most advanced computers…”
Then imagine what happens when things go wrong...
Knight has succeeded in merging several, seemingly incompatible ideas into a new world; placing recognizable elements into an unprecedented situation.
The reader is then confronted with the conditioning of his own perceptions and required to re-examine his understanding.
In this way Knight urges comment on controversial subjects in society, by crafting a narrative which addresses these issues in a fictional universe where some light-heartedness remains, but ‘rules’ are undermined.