The Glass Slipper
by Athanasia Hughes
[futuristic / satire on consumerism and fashion / age of automation]
The Glass Slipper is a futuristic satire on consumerism and fashion and our increasing dependency on technology. Grace, the last historian in Britain, struggles to fit into a world where even romance is state controlled and can be obtained at the push of a button. Tired of living alone, she enters into a precarious agreement with a hologram who slowly takes control of her life.