Stories tagged “surveillance”

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    They built the wall to the prescribed psychological specification on a hillside near a busy arterial. When the work crews finally unveiled it, he nondescript white surface was was vast and tantalizing in the afternoon sun. But no cars slowed or otherwi...

    • Author: Axodys
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Paint to Live

    I’ve never been able to fight the creative impulse. It’s an urge that hits me as fiercely as hunger or thirst. If I can’t paint, I starve. Of course, if I do paint, I get locked away. Because painting alone isn’t enough. My work...

    • Author: jesteram
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Soon...

    Julie clicked the mouse again. “We’re working on it! Promise!” the message assured her. This was the sixteenth time in four hours that she’d clicked the button, by her math. “Every fifteen minutes,” the technician ha...

    • Author: Jeffool
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Big Brother is Apathetic (Mature)

    Parking lots are stuffed with cameras. Pockets hide high quality microphones. And, of course, everything is connected to a server. A motivated and skilled Legion of people wouldn’t take too much effort to view, record and catalog the minutia of d...

  • From the Library of Failure (Branch 1, Part 6)

    Once again N had preempted her. She always seemed to be expecting her. Gwen dragged her finger across the face of the glass case, past the three objects on the top shelf. Shattered goggles, a half-burned scarf, and a dented toaster all had lived there ...