The Isolator is a complete story on its own but it does set up an ongoing series.
The inherent paradox in making connections with people in order to sever your connection with the world is not lost on the characters either, though I will point out the overall lack of subtlety about Minoru's personality and choices is probably one of the more grating aspects of this particular volume.
Overview: Cinder is a gifted mechanic and cyborg is new Beijing, a city literally falling apart with an ill king, political enemies, and a plague tearing through the population. However, when she finds herself increasingly entangled with the Prince, she is going to have to start making some hard choices. Cinder is the first book … Continue reading Cinder Book Review: Can a Cyberpunk Take on Classic Fairy Tale Work?