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


#1

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#2

I’m really worried about them resetting Lovey


#3

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.
Yes.
You’re sad.
Yes.
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.


:sob:

#4

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.
Yes.
Why?
Because I’ve loved you since then.


I seriously might cry over an AI

#5

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: