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Walter is an artificial intelligence Interfacer, originally designed by the alien Makers to investigate human society for entirely benevolent reasons. But now he's left in the lurch as the Makers have learned enough to decide on withdrawal and disconnection. All the thousands of Interfacers must now forge new lives on Earth, many like Walter suffering emotional problems. The strange appearance of a man from the old Transcience agency bearing terrifying news gives Walter new purpose, but for what ends?

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Chapter 1

Submitted: May 21, 2017

Walter is an artificial intelligence 'Interfacer', designed and sent by the alien 'Makers' to investigate human society, but now he and his kind are left in the lurch after disconnection from his
creators. The thousands of Interfacers must now forge new lives on Earth, many like Walter suffering vagrancy, mal-adjustment and emotional problems. The appearance of a stranger from the
Transcience agency gives Walter's ailing existence a new purpose, but for what ends?
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Chapter 2

Submitted: May 22, 2017

Chapter 2   The sofa took his full slumped weight. What a shit-heap disaster! Maybe someone let the cat out of the bag. Mayb... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: May 24, 2017

Chapter 3 Understanding Raphael’s meaning was blissfully un-taxing for Walter, and if anyone else didn’t like it, they could stic... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: May 25, 2017

Chapter 4 Walter took his 2008 Mustang Bullitt to a stationary purr and opened the window for the cool morning air, congratulating hi... Read Chapter

Chapter 5

Submitted: May 25, 2017

Chapter 5 The Abandon clubbers had quickly changed their tune -  all hand-clasping, respecting grips, beckoning eyes. Only weeks... Read Chapter

Chapter 6

Submitted: January 18, 2018

Chapter 6 Right under his nose - they had been here since 2027, the year of the Maker dis-attachment, scurried away beneath McGrath's... Read Chapter

Chapter 7

Submitted: January 19, 2018

Chapter 7 At least this version was clean, because the one in Walter's flat was like a dust-magnet. "I give her a good wipe every tim... Read Chapter

Chapter 8

Submitted: January 20, 2018

Chapter 8 Aart often wondered why he worked here, in this gallery of emptiness. Of course, it wasn't really empty, but if felt like t... Read Chapter

Chapter 9

Submitted: January 21, 2018

Chapter 9 At first, Martina thought it was a principal dealer pulling up outside. It was the kind of fresh, dewy Saturday morning tha... Read Chapter

Chapter 10

Submitted: January 22, 2018

Chapter 10 The heavy oak door opened with a drawn-out creak. Grand old houses like Martina's specialised in them. A bar of l... Read Chapter

Chapter 11

Submitted: January 25, 2018

Chapter 11   Breaking news from London Borough of Kensington. Hans Street and surrounding roads are sealed off by police fol... Read Chapter

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