Stories tagged “distopian”

  • Leteroj de la estonteco (part 1)

    “¿Kiel vin nomas? Neniu volas paroli kun mi.” I always was a natural for languages, that’s why I took on Esperanto. Imagine my surprise when I found someone typing perfectly natural and fluent Esperanto on Chat Roulette. Her name was...

  • Leteroj de la estonteco (part 2)

    Naturally, I had questions; Had she been typing in English I would have dismissed it as a prank, but why would anyone take the time to type in perfect Esperanto just for laughs? Besides, a person from the far future wouldn’t speak English but som...

  • Leteroj de la estonteco (part 3)

    I offered to teach them English, at the best of my capacities. I asked if they could listen to me in their speakers, but turns out they were using an old PowerPC with no sound or video card. Even though they could not watch video and the pictures they ...

  • Leteroj de la estonteco (part 4)

    I could find it easily, but it turned out to be a proxy server somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean, some independent island nation that financed itself with illegal servers. I frantically asked in several forums how I could unmask an IP behind a proxy, the...

  • Leteroj de la estonteco (end)

    We talked less and less, sometimes only an hour a week compared to the four hours I would devote in the beginning and had to stop only to attend school and do enough homework to pass. My Esperanto improved very rapidly, they would teach me some words a...