The Ware Tetralogy is written by Rudy Rucker. The two machines rested side by side in front of the One's big console. Ralph was built like a file cabinet sitting on two caterpillar treads. Five deceptively thin manipulator arms projected out of his body-box, and on top was a sensor head mounted on a retractable neck. One of the arms held a folded umbrella. Ralph had few visible lights or dials.
Throughout her childhood Ella Eris dreamed of leaving the tiny town of Caelum and finding adventure in the world outside. But when she took the strange ring from the hand of a dead man, she found herself thrust into a perilous adventure beyond anything she could have ever imagined.
A brilliant scientist uncovers a terrifying plot to begin a galactic war. Aided by a talented, but reluctant and embittered combateer, he must stop the deployment of a super weapon he invented. A weapon so powerful it threatens to destroy entire worlds.
An ancient demon awakes to confront supernatural forces that prey upon an unguarded world. Pazuzu awakes to fight evil with evil. The demon first needs a human body. It finds Benedict Ishkott wandering alone and empty in the wastes of the Shur. One amnesic carries salvation and damnation from the desert.