The “simulation hypothesis” is a theory that we may actually just be part of an artificial simulation. Think The Matrix if it was the whole universe, not just a big city. But if that’s true, what happens when the simulation starts to break down? Such is the jumping off point for Parker Peevyhouse’s new cyberpunk-adjacent, post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel Strange Exit (hardcover, Kindle). In the following email interview, Peevyhouse discusses what inspired and influenced this novel…beyond, of course, The Matrix.