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Reviewed by Vincent Dublado for Readers' Favorite
Will You Still Love Me If I Become Someone Else? is an ingenious tale that combines science fiction with a psychological thriller, although the science is far from being plausible. But that does not matter, because author Jotham Austin, II gives you a plot that props up the intriguing story of Brian Watson, whose mind becomes inhabited by the memories of the 110 passengers who were with him on flight 2164. This becomes highly problematic, as these different memories begin to take control over his life, and a memory rehabilitation session with a shrink is not enough. Apparently, someone has dispersed an experimental nano-construct on the plane that causes a memory transfer to a subject while fading it out of the others. As Brian suffers from the torment of multiple personalities, the only way to restore his memory is through the help of a neuroscientist. But this restoration comes with a costly price: Someone will try to steal his life, and memories of his dark past will be uncovered that will threaten his relationship with his fiancée, Brenda.
What we have here is hard science fiction. But the fancy, existential way that Brian deals with his multiple personas and the exploration of his relationship with Brenda gives it a dramatic touch. Jotham Austin, II has created a rare idea in the genre, and this is something worth celebrating, given that most ideas in sci-fi books and films are mostly the same. It only differs in execution. Another good hallmark that is present in this story is that the author starts with an idea and then profoundly explores its ramifications. Will You Still Love Me If I Become Someone Else? has a protagonist who is not so sure of things, but has the right spirit. Here is a novel that makes you accept everything that it explains because the story is engaging.