ACME: An Explanation

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An Explanation
(let me take you by the hand)

The ACME Company was everything to everyone around it. As fundamental as water to our survival, there were utterly no revolutionaries against the peculiar establishment. After all, a human would not get particularly far if they eschewed fluids; so the same applied to Petey, Georgie and the rest of their charming ilkโ€™s reliance on ACME.

ACME provided all inhabitants with their wishes.…   [continue reading]

Mr. Mero: 2XXX

This is Part Four of a short fiction.

Part One โ€” Part Two โ€” Part Three

J-Seven associated the tonal countdown that had come bursting intoย his eardrum implants with progress. Not only did it represent the end of his duly allotted rest period, but it also signalled the start of a personal learning phase. He had another two of these scheduled, andย he contemplated whatย might help to drive him through them. His upcoming briefing concerned History, a subject far too removed from the future he placed hisย true interest in.

At least Vitriusโ€™ latest model was a greater comfort on the temples, which resulted in an appreciated lack of headaches.…   [continue reading]