“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…
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…
When we get off the elevator, Kamila warns Noah and me one last time to keep the door open, then she goes to her room. “Where do you want to study…