Military android Masahiro Saito is reawakened for a mission of the utmost importance to the Japanese Imperial Army. In the devastation of fierce nuclear war, his allegiances will be tested, and the survival of mankind hangs in the balance. “The Five” brings cyberpunk and apocalyptic fiction together with political and philosophical concerns about the potential devastation that awaits humanity.
“The Five” is a post-apocalyptic science-fiction thriller by Matthew Cooper. 19,850 words. First published 2015.