Forever Alice

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Science Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
The scientists and technicians in the humanoid robotics industry were always in control of their creations, until something unexpected made them regrettably aware of the dangers associated with the development of artificial intelligence and machines made with the option of rationalization, self-awareness and independent thinking.

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Prologue

Submitted: August 14, 2019


A Prologue
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Late night conversation

Submitted: August 15, 2019

“How was your day?” “What was that?” he asked. “How was your day?” she replied. “I asked how was your day…?” ... Read Chapter

The weather is nice in Southern California

Submitted: August 15, 2019

He was uncertain what stirred him to wakefulness; some uncomfortable sixth sense that warned him he was no longer alone or a primordial i... Read Chapter

"Who are you?"

Submitted: August 15, 2019

The automatic glass doors had not yet closed behind him after he entered the main lobby of AIR Incorporated before the guard behind the c... Read Chapter

Naked in Beverly Hills

Submitted: August 15, 2019

“Oh my God…have you seen the 5 PM news?” Noreen Hathaway, on the way to Bradley’s desk, paused when she heard the question. ... Read Chapter

Just passing by

Submitted: August 16, 2019

Long after the work day ended at AIR Incorporated, Sajiro Fujimoto sat alone in his 13th floor office gazing at the seventy inch comp-scr... Read Chapter

"...meet HM-18 Eve-7..."

Submitted: August 16, 2019

Cecilia Coleman sat pouting at her desk, her chin balanced on her intertwined hands and both elbows resting on her knees. Staring at her ... Read Chapter

"Is she a Forever model...?"

Submitted: August 16, 2019

It was a beautiful day for a drive up Pacific Coast Highway 101. Marlene Nishime was thinking that while her silent passenger was enjoyin... Read Chapter

Checkmate

Submitted: August 16, 2019

  Fujimoto San had politely greeted his guests, receiving them like family members returning after a long absence. He was like a... Read Chapter

A new form of 'life'

Submitted: August 16, 2019

  Cecilia Coleman fidgeted nervously in her chair while Alan Lee meticulously scanned over the detailed police report the desk c... Read Chapter

Physical performance evaluation

Submitted: August 16, 2019

  Fujimoto San had listened in stunned disbelief as Eve-7 answered questions faster, and in more detail, than the latest AIR Inc... Read Chapter

"Who's that girl...?"

Submitted: August 17, 2019

The work day was winding down to a close at Plan-IT, and Cecilia Coleman had spent the second half of it in a more suitable mood, due to ... Read Chapter

"...I am mecha..."

Submitted: August 17, 2019

It had been a long and eventful day. Now the hour was late, or early, depending on one’s perspective. It was way past two AM and althou... Read Chapter

the art of deception

Submitted: August 17, 2019

A few miles north of Santa Monica, in an isolated apartment complex about a quarter mile from the coast, Junta Mifune stared at his compu... Read Chapter

one of a kind

Submitted: August 17, 2019

Three weeks had passed since Eve-7’s evaluation tests at AIR Incorporated, and since then it seemed as if the speed of her evolutionary... Read Chapter

simplicity of nature

Submitted: August 19, 2019

“I couldn’t help but notice the office is unusually quiet today,” Miss Nishime declared, more in the manner of a question than a st... Read Chapter

good day for a drive

Submitted: August 19, 2019

It was a good day for a drive, and Alan Lee imagined that he would have enjoyed it thoroughly had he not been preoccupied with concerned ... Read Chapter

Emotions

Submitted: August 19, 2019

Alan Lee had no preconceived notion what to expect when he returned home from San Diego, but the last thing he would have imagined was to... Read Chapter

'Inspired by Alodia Gosiengfiao...'

Submitted: August 19, 2019

Sleep eluded Alan Lee. There were too many things to think about, too many problems and too few solutions. Also, common sense was telling... Read Chapter

red envelope

Submitted: August 19, 2019

It was just another day for Teresa and Samuel Merino. Another arduous day in their tiny market. It wasn’t like that when they were youn... Read Chapter

Silence is golden

Submitted: August 19, 2019

“You need to sit down,” Samuel Merino anxiously spoke. “I need to sit down. We both need to sit…” “What is it?” Teresa ... Read Chapter

"...give me your bullets."

Submitted: August 19, 2019

“What was that?” “What was what?” his partner inquired. “I’m not certain,” he replied as he lowered his rifle, “a... Read Chapter

Apology

Submitted: August 19, 2019

  “Who was that girl?” Noreen Hathaway looked up from her notebook at the sound of Kaitlyn’s voice… “I’m not sur... Read Chapter

"I think I have amnesia."

Submitted: August 19, 2019

  At the sound of the tone Fujimoto san looked up from his work desk to glance at the clock. ‘Almost noon…’ he thought, as... Read Chapter

one step byond amazing

Submitted: August 19, 2019

“This is one step beyond amazing,” Cecilia said as she closed the last file folder Noreen Hathaway had allocated earlier that morning... Read Chapter

Innovations

Submitted: August 20, 2019

Alan Lee glanced at the clock just before pressing the ‘play’ button to view Fujimoto sama’s video file for the fourth time. The ho... Read Chapter

All things must pass

Submitted: August 20, 2019

  Major Yi Wu glanced over the communique on his desk before asking his secretary to get him a secure line to Plan IT. Two weeks... Read Chapter

a beautiful view

Submitted: August 20, 2019

“It is a wonderful view…” The sound of his voice startled Major Wu… “Mister Lee,” he exclaimed… “Yes it is. A view I ... Read Chapter

too cute to stop

Submitted: August 20, 2019

Alan Lee involuntarily glanced at the clock. ‘Only nine PM…’ he thought to himself. “It’s going to be another long night…” ... Read Chapter

a crystalline tear

Submitted: August 20, 2019

  “Miss Coleman?” She stopped walking at the sound of her name. “Cecilia Coleman. It is you.” “Fujimoto sa... Read Chapter

only one

Submitted: August 20, 2019

“That was close, this afternoon in Alan Lee’s office,” Fujimoto reasoned. “You reacted quickly, Angela.” “Hai,” she sai... Read Chapter

Going home

Submitted: August 20, 2019

Seven weeks passed without incident, following a diagnostic scan that revealed the absence of Eve-7’s monitor implant. During that time... Read Chapter

Accident

Submitted: August 21, 2019

Noreen Hathaway was accustomed to being watched by the male employees in the Plan-IT Shipping Department Warehouse, but not to the degree... Read Chapter

Flowers for Eve

Submitted: August 21, 2019

“Eve seems nice enough,” determined Cecilia, “And she is likable. But still there is something about her. For some reason I can’t... Read Chapter

tragedy

Submitted: August 21, 2019

For Alice, the ten years following her return to the house on Otsego Street seemed to flow like a gently moving stream, languid and unres... Read Chapter

the diary

Submitted: August 21, 2019

During the days that followed the tragedy Alice experienced many changes. Alan Lee’s lawyer revealed that he had left his home, belongi... Read Chapter

the gift

Submitted: August 21, 2019

Daily living had changed dramatically for all concerned following the tragedy that took the lives of Samantha’s grandfather and her ben... Read Chapter

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