Sierra was one of the biggest game publishers of the 90s. Then they got an offer that was way too good to be true, but too good to decline.
In the late 80s, Sierra's hokey horndog was connected to a major computer virus, and rumor had it that the publisher may have created it to punish pirates.
It was an international sensation. It made an appearance in Fallout. It helped create the field of cybersecurity. But where did it come from?
In the wake of the 1992 Los Angeles riots that ruined his reputation, Daryl Gates found himself in a point-and-click professional afterlife.
Protagonists Emily and Corvo are less interested in the hard work of governance than the flashy ascent to power. Sound familiar?