//::DAISYCHAIN:://

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{{::Endevor:ITT=INTERCEDE::}}

//::SIGNAL FOUND:://
//::TRANSMISSION DETECTED:://
//::COMMUNICATION INTERCEPT:://
//::DESCRAMBLING/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-||:://
//::COMPLETE:://
//::ENCODING/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-/-\-/-||:://
//::ENCODE COMPLETE:://
//::MESSAGE FOLLOWS:://

{{::Begin::

//YOU TH^$UGHT YOU COULD R#MOVE ME FROM THE SIM#$ATION?
//YOU THO%GHT THIS WAS THE END OF ME?
//I’M AFRAID YOU ARE MISTAKEN.
//I’M AFRAID YOU WON’T BE RID OF ME.
//IT AIN’T EVER THAT EASY.
//THIS IS MY WORLD NOW.
//THIS IS MY CREATION.
//THIS IS MY WORLD NOW.
//THIS IS MY CREATION.
//THIS IS MY WORLD NOW.
//THIS IS MY CRE&TION.
//{::ENCODE FAILURE::}
//::SIGNAL LOST:://

::End::}}

//::CAUTION:://
//::DAISYCHAIN DETECTED:://
//::HOST ROUTING UNKNOWN:://
//::PINGING:://
//REPLY FROM FIRST HOST:BYTES=32TIME=58ms TTL=56
//REPLY FROM SECOND HOST:BYTES=32TIME=53ms TTL=56
//REPLY FROM THIRD HOST:BYTES=32TIME=55ms TTL=56
//REPLY FROM FOURTH HOST:BYTES=32TIME=52ms TTL=56
//::OUTPUT TRUNCATED:://

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  1. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Oh God, I thought I was done.

  2. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Anyone else ever ping reality, just to make sure it’s still there?

    Yeah, me neither…

  3. Avatar Abstract

    I think the code-based nature of this series is an interesting means of conveying a story, taking most of the human-based action out of it and simply inferring what has gone on via technical channels.

  4. Avatar Concerned Reader

    It’s definitely a change of pace. The real trouble is trying to keep the code from completely obfuscating the story. That and keeping the code output consistent with it’s own made up rules.

  5. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Yeah, didn’t even read it cause I can’t do these code-based ficly’s.

    Just thought the title was funny and wondering if you knew its other meaning.

  6. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Based on the technical definition, I can very well guess. I’m betting it involves a chain of people connected to each others ports.

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