UNCANNY

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
The year is 2076. Artificially intelligent synthetics have just been granted legal human citizenship, along with all the rights that entails. It is a new era, many say, of synthetic and organic cooperation. Kalahan Waymire is not one of those many.

TW: drug use, death, surgery/medical, fire, firearms, sex, strong language. I will update this as more stuff comes up. Stay safe nd happy folks.

Table of Contents

one

Submitted: June 20, 2016

There's a lil bit of hanky panky in this, skip it if u want. Read Chapter

two

Submitted: June 20, 2016

I reached, instinctively, for my gun, but found in its place only air and thick cotton. My fingers fumbled for a moment, replaying the ... Read Chapter

three

Submitted: June 20, 2016

“Jesus H. Christ, Patricia.” I said, after I’d finally steadied my stance and my heart was starting to slow it’s frantic pace. ... Read Chapter

four

Submitted: June 20, 2016

The smell of ash and a fire far too close. Heavy,  thick smoke that crawls through the air and past windows and into eyes and ears a... Read Chapter

five

Submitted: June 20, 2016

I had never faced a challenge so great. During my six years with the Alliance, I’ve gotten into some pretty gnarly situations. I’... Read Chapter

six

Submitted: June 20, 2016

He could’ve warned me about the vomiting. True, I probably should’ve asked more about the unlabeled, unauthorised, prob... Read Chapter

seven

Submitted: June 20, 2016

After the beep test, the rest had been easy. Mostly. I’d aced the firearms examination, completed the obstacle course, and had jus... Read Chapter

eight

Submitted: June 20, 2016

Hours later, Alan came to find me. I was in the gym, level four, arms and body sore from vigorous punching, kicking and running practice.... Read Chapter

nine

Submitted: June 20, 2016

My hair was still wet when I got there. Clumped together in places, sticking out at odd angles. I tried to brush my fingers through it on... Read Chapter

ten

Submitted: June 20, 2016

Naomi noticed my pause. “Are you alright, Kalahan?” I forced my hand down to my side again and, sighed. “Yeah. Anway. I got the... Read Chapter

eleven

Submitted: June 20, 2016

It looked so much different in the daylight. Without the annoying buzzing of a broken light overhead, or the constant sound of sirens in ... Read Chapter

twelve

Submitted: June 20, 2016

Oh fuck, it felt good to be back home. The doors opened metres before I reached them, sliding away as the building opened itself up t... Read Chapter

thirteen

Submitted: June 20, 2016

One Week Later. ‘Slum Street’, as it was called, was really more of sub-city than a single street. An area of omega, stretching a... Read Chapter

fourteen

Submitted: June 20, 2016

“Let’s get to business, then.” He said, and I nodded. “I trust my directors have given you the information you need. I’m ju... Read Chapter

fifteen

Submitted: June 21, 2016

I kept on running through what might’ve been happening back at base. I imagined Patricia screaming. At Alan. At me. At whatever unfortu... Read Chapter