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Amoeba’s Lorica: Delegation

A work of fiction. Standard disclaimers. The delegation, in face masks and gloves, stepped off the bus from their five-star hotel, where each member had had a suite to demself*, and assembled at the end of the walkway leading to … Continue reading

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AI: A Question of Value

0600 Monday morning. “Wakey, wakey, Charles. Time to get up.” “I’m awake, Alexa. Dammit.” Cursing, Charles rolled over in bed, picked up his phone, then looked, with crusted, half-open eyes, at its face for the time and any news. Splashed … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Quarantine (second part)

Read the first part. Jason stared down the road leading out of the village long after the dawn patrol had disappeared, long after the growling, grinding noises that their personnel carrier made had faded away. Nothing ever traveled down that … Continue reading

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