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Three Laws

Tavita Sharma, the only one of the original development team that we haven’t seen since the documentary’s opening, develops Gubots these days. She is still plump and graceful, with a gleaming smile which hints at a sense of mischief. Her … Continue reading

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The View from Underneath

Halwaz is in a makeshift bar in Caracas, Venezuela. The beer kegs, the bar itself, the glasses and the seats are made of Gu which is showing signs of having morphed too many times; it is dull and a little … Continue reading

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The Last Manufactured Thing?

The memory ends, and you are back in the tropical heat, breeze on your skin, scent of frangipani, but this time still in Arnold’s body, looking at Halwaz. Surprisingly, fifteen years have made a positive difference. Arnold is fitter and … Continue reading

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