Casual meals, breakfast or dinner, at the kitchen table with Amelia and Bonnie are always interesting. All my daughters have agile, bright, minds and the discussions with my two youngest often covers interesting topics or observations. And sometimes humorous moments. Yesterday, as they were eating, I mentioned that I had worked out the plotting for […]
From readers of the 7-part story (serialized in my Google Featured Collection of Short Fiction): PART 1 – “Ok. I’m hooked! Can’t wait for tomorrow’s installment but I guess I’ll have to. That sucks.” PART 2- “Well, that was interesting. Still can’t wait to read more.” PART 3 – “Ok. So what happened to the […]
“No,” he had enough. Nearly an hour’s worth of back and forth. “It’s unreliable. You can’t test it on humans.”
She wondered if the simulated flesh would sense a caress or make her feel the way she felt when she gave goodnight kisses to Aron and Kyla, a warm brush of her lips on their forehead as she tucked them in.
What if you read something about yourself, about your family and who you really were… that you shouldn’t?”
Only the third day since landing, it was her first day—first time—off ship. There was so much here unknown to her.