Cast adrift from their ship somehow, three crewmates seek succour. Perhaps a nearby island will bring shelter, and new discoveries.
We’re living in a global pandemic. And pandemics, plagues, and apocalypses have always been part of our fiction. Entertainment might need to change the way it portrays those events, to adjust to our new sense of vulnerability.
For some reason, these two genres are always placed together. There’s not a great deal that actually connects them, though. One envisions possible futures, things that might be. The other deliberately looks beyonds the bounds of even potential reality.
Reflections on what cyberpunk stories written today are supposed to look like. When the real world replicates the dystopian visions of 1980s cyberpunk fiction, what does the genre do today?