Have A Free Story Why Not?

A 2-post collection

Happy birthday to me

This is the third year I've given away a story on my birthday for free. I have quite the stable of free tales but this is more introspective than most.

When you look at society, really look at society, you discover a great deal of unfairness based entirely on things an individual can not help.

Skin tone - society judges you within thirteen seconds and that prejudice remains. The darker your skin, the more threatening you are to paler people.
Genitals - you bet society is going to discriminate on that. If you have one set, you have all the advantages, if you have the other, you get all the judgement. And unwanted attention from the advantaged set.
Mental disorder - if it shows, you're going to get judged, babied and mistreated. If it doesn't show much, you get condescended at. If you can successfully hide it - you're faking and you don't need help.

It's ridiculous.

And this year, I wanted to highlight that by showing how much perfection in society's eyes costs.

I hope you enjoy it.

kinshisetsunai:He's so unhappy about this.…System...


He’s so unhappy about this.

…System initializing…


The Spine expanded his awareness from internal systems to external stimuli. What there was of his thought processes encompassed, What have they done this time?


Ever since the military decided he should have a stealth reconnaissance form, they had done things with his humanoid body or his snakelike spine-self. They just couldn’t help themselves. His robot siblings

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