Originally published 2014-10-27
He steps into a classroom. He steps into his lab. He steps into an airport. He steps into the future, each step happening beside each step. But the question remains: who is he?
When the second ‘he’ came into the picture, morning rituals were the first to have to change; he figured that he could get away with one toothbrush, as long as all of him didn’t use it at once. Parallel lives increased productivity, but scheduling resources became more complex with each new ‘him’. After all, once you’ve had a taste of the future, it’s hard to stop.
Three bodies, three locations, all capable of independent thought and with their own working memory. This wasn’t terribly out of the ordinary – most companies had been paying for body doubles for years, to aid in productivity. What he had over the other phyclones was a simple – and yet essential – modification: a...
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