"Ghost in the Machine" Part 5
Slave Labor Graphics
Data Entry: Landry Walker and Eric Jones
Pixels: Michael Shoyket and Guru-eFX
Louie De Martinis
Jet-blue with virtual reality hallucinations.
The backup copy of Jet (whom I call
Jet-red), conscripted by the
MCP, tortures Jet-blue with virtual reality hallucinations, so
much so that we're left wondering which parts are the true
reality of Jet's story. Did Jet kill his father Alan? Did
Jet-red kill him? Did Lora communicate with Alan from the
Electronic World? Did Alan kill Lora? Is Jet actually the son of
Flynn, not Alan? Is Mercury still alive? Is Ma3a?
Finally Jet-blue has had enough, frees himself from his
torture and, with a touch, derezzes him. Then he announces to
the air around him, "Clarence...I'm coming for you," and vanishes
in a puff of butterflies.
In a room elsewhere, a man in green-circuited armor, smoking a
cigar, is lounging in an easy chair with the white rabbit
costume worn half-way unzipped on his body. He is watching a television screen which
has just shown him the scene of Jet's threat. "Oh, hell," he
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