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This Isn't Real

By TJ Hatch All Rights Reserved ©

Humor / Scifi

Prologue

He sat down at his keyboard and began typing. He simply couldn’t stop himself. His heart was pumping fast. His blood pressure was rising by the second. All his working life, people had laughed at him. They had scorned him. Well, now, he would show them. It was his turn to be the one laughing. They weren’t even real! Or at least, they weren’t yet. He wasn’t even real! Him… everyone else… they had never existed! His indignation was almost overflowing. It was almost pouring out of his every orifice. That, combined with his excitement, and he could barely hold it in. Well, now he would be real. He was finally victorious. A flush of joy appeared in his soul. He began his design for his latest gadget yet. It would be sleek… It would be strong… it would be beautiful. He would NOT give in. Typing… Typing… Typing… He just couldn’t stop. Not now. Not when he was so close to the achievement of a lifetime. He put his code into the computer. The results were exactly what he had come to expect from his line of experimentation. He put his design into his 3d printer. He would need parts that only he could manufacture. He then sat back in his chair, and the waiting began.

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