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Simulation

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 4:07 pm
by LajesticVantrashellofLob
“Son?” I called, looking up from my screen.

“Yeah, Dad?” He asked, standing in my doorway.

“Don’t date Suzie.”

“What? But -”

I held my hand up to stop him. “It’s just that… it’ll have negative effects on your future.”

He stared at me blankly. “You crunched the numbers, didn’t you?”

I nodded.

He shook his head. “I know that it’s smarter than I am… I know that given the variables it can work out anything… but damn, I’m doing it anyway.”

“Why?”

“No one tells me what to do.”

He stomped out and I sighed. His funeral.

Literally, unfortunately.


(I need a better title, I know. Unfortunately, it's 5 AM over here, so I'll come up with one later)

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:45 pm
by strawman
Hell, yes. It made me realize how similar relating to my family while concentrating on my computer is to actually being the simulation. :shock:

Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:31 pm
by ROU Killing Time
Another case of letting the little head do the thinking for the giant cybernetic one.

Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:25 am
by strawman
What if "The Worm Within" were recast as...
Nah, I'll leave that idea on Steve Eley's doorstep.