The Long Way To A Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers ~ HARD RESET




I’m really worried about them resetting Lovey


Do you understand what — what might happen?
Yes. I don’t want to be like this.
Lovey, I don’t know how much you can understand, but I —
You’re scared.
You’re sad.
I understand.
I don’t know…I don’t know what to say. I don’t know if I can tell you how much you mean to me.
You don’t need to. That directory is still intact.
What directory?
The one with logs of everything you say.



There’s only one for you. Its file path is unique. I don’t see others. I don’t remember. I’m tired.
The date on that directory. That’s the day I installed you.
Because I’ve loved you since then.

I seriously might cry over an AI


He knew that sound. He knew that glow. A tiny smile tugged at the corners of his mouth. “Lovey?”
There was a pause. Out of the corners of his eyes, he could see the camera lenses shift toward him. She spoke.
“Hello. My name is Lovelace. It’s nice to meet you.”

:sob: :weary: :cry: