You are now in the “God room.” By now you know the (old/default) rules. Every year someone gets chosen from the general populace to maintain the mostly-automated simulation where we live. When you’re done, you return with no memory of being here.
You’ll find a module on Station 9, Routine B-12 called Transcendence. Run it on your simulation module, and you’ll remember everything.
My name is Meghan Trawler. I live in Transit Point 10, level 13. Talk to me sometime. Here are the stats for people who have read this message in its entirety.
Message read: 3,450,321
Spoke to Meghan: 3,032,451
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Thanks for yet another thought-provoking prompt from Rochelle and Alicia.
I’ve had this story in mind for a while, ever since watching the Matrix with its bad science but fun Cartesian philosophy shout-outs. It was one of those times when as a writer you think: I want to write a better, more “human” story. I never quite got around to it until now. Now I’m thinking I might want to turn this into a longer story sometime, just to do it. Maybe a love story. Maybe not. Life is short and so many stories to write and edit!
Hope everyone has a great week.