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Unwanted Noise

(.....) There's a sound in the code. Unknown, distant, but growing louder with every sparking pulse. It's a grating noise. Discord where there should only be order. (Help me.) The sound is -- the sound is not just a sound. It has a name. It ids not just garbled senseless noise. It is a voice.… Continue reading Unwanted Noise

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Connections

There is metal in her head connected to her brain. Bound to her skull, her spinal column. It is light, seamlessly pressed, easily hidden beneath a square patch of synthetic skin exactly like her real flesh. She wears high collars anyway. She hates the way the wind feels against the patch, against the hidden metal.… Continue reading Connections