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This adventure also started as a continuation of this story, which was written on stream as well for one of our viewers.
Millipedes House Centipedes Velvet Worms
There wasn’t a single thought in the empty husk of a head belonging to B’zz B’zozz. It was barely connected to the rest of her exoskeleton after all this time. There had been rain, tiny squatters using it as a nest, and industrious collectors snatching pieces here and there to enhance their décor a few stumps and logs away. Continue reading
You can survive your death, a little bit anyway, as long as you’ve had the treatment. Then you can enjoy your life-like state as a drifting neural vapor that might do some thinking and probably doesn’t feel pain…
(reading time: 58 minutes)
The Medal Ghosts
The reception area of the cloud cognition research facility was designed to evoke positive feelings much more than the rest of the building. The couches were burgundy, the front desk was paneled in light shining wood, and the receptionist wore a pale purple sweater.
She wore the smile she was hired for when an eleven year old girl came in through the automatic doors. She walked up to the desk and placed her elbows on it, but instead of asking any questions she merely looked around. The receptionist wondered what was going on in that little blond head, but didn’t care enough to actually guess. Continue reading