“Fumie…wake up. It is time for you to get out of bed,” Mirai says, deactivating the smartglass and turning my bedroom windows fully transparent. Even…
I suppose I thought Mirai would do whatever it is that AI’s do and magically announce she had found Noah, but it doesn’t work out that way. After a few…
Well, if I’m honest—not really. I don’t do well with distractions and thanks to covid and health issues in the family, the past 18 months has been full…
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As the Sombulant wears off, the first thing I see as I wake are impossibly large trees with reddish-brown bark the color of cinnamon—Sequoias, I think.I…
“Should we go and get help now?” Rachel asks me after Noah is gone. I tell her that we should wait a few more minutes until the buses have left. She…
I wake in my own bed, disoriented and groggy from Sombulant. The memories of what happened after I passed out in the full-sim chamber sit on the edge of…
The full sim change room is at the far end of the Simatorium. I don’t have time to worry about the fact it has both boys and girls in it before Madison…
For the first time since I arrived at the group home, I wake on my own feeling alert and clear-headed and not lazy and dopey like the last two mornings…
The wall display wakes me at the same time as it did yesterday morning. I stumble out of bed and turn off the alarm before it switches to obnoxious…
I return to my room, lay down on the bed and fall asleep almost immediately. A few hours later, a chime wakes me. I blink the grogginess from my eyes…
I’m lying on my bed a few hours later when there’s a knock on the door. Figuring it’s Noah back to apologize, I ignore him, but he’s persistent and…
I’m lying on my bed a few hours later when there’s a knock on the door. Figuring it’s Noah back to apologize, I ignore him, but he’s persistent and…