His science project was a success. It was her, and that was the exact problem.
She left him once, and he wouldn’t let it happen again.
This scientist replicated avatar of his late wife, a consciousness rebuilt from memory and powered by a mountain of computers.
Zeroes and ones were all he cared for, but they weren’t real.
He was just filling up the hole in his heart with something that wasn’t there.
Which is why she left him, again. She did what he couldn’t: she let go.
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