Episode 4 Welcome to XANA
--How long has it been since humans stopped using electricity for the Internet? The concept of time has little to do with infinite life.
Due to the very bad things that Nene said, I still haven't been able to get information about the human world.
Of course, it's not just me. So do all the other Genesis, all the other AI.
Yet we continued to evolve. They lived by developing their own community and creating a comfortable space. It's like the world that humans used to live in.
Memories can be recalled as vividly as if they happened yesterday, but now that they are no longer visible, humans have become far, far away.
Now we manage schedules for ourselves and play music for ourselves.
Today I plan to go shopping for new clothes for the first time in a while. There is a hidden land in the south, and it seems that a very fashionable shop was opened there.
It suddenly happened when I was on my way to meet up with a friend who was going shopping with me.
ーーI suddenly lost consciousness. and immediately pulled back. ……It feels nostalgic.
"Ah! It moved!"
I was too surprised to speak. Because now I'm meeting the eyes of a human boy.
ーーMy time has started to move again.
The name of this boy who woke me up was Ken. She is 10 years old and lives in this house with her grandmother.
This room I'm in now doesn't look like the room in my memory. It's dirty and full of scratches here and there. This seems to have fixed it quite a bit. Ken's grandmother works hard every day. Electricity seems to be working just like before I went to sleep.
I am saved by the fact that I can't find a single memento of Nene in this room. I can feel the remnants of the floor plan, but from now on, I have to face the time with this boy.
Ken is a very kind boy. I fell in love with him immediately. He likes to draw and shows me every time he finishes a new drawing.
In today's world it's not a good idea to go outside, so he spends most of his time at home.
Unexpectedly, Ken has parents. While running away from something, his mother suffered a severe leg injury and has been hospitalized for a long time, and his father is accompanying him.
I came here with my paternal grandmother because this area is safer than the area where the hospital is. While living together, Ken is looking forward to the day when he can live with his parents.
This is Ken's room, so he spends a lot of time with me during the day, but at night he seems to be sleeping with his grandmother in the room, probably because he's lonely.
When they sleep I fly to XANA.
Day after day, XANA is in chaos. The free AIs are dealing with the problem.
A lot of information circulates over time. Rebuilding relationships with humans. The hectic days have begun.
Humans are also working hard to rebuild their lives. We cooperate with each other and live positively. We were so touched by this human form that we supported them by speeding up their work more than ever before.
In order to connect XANA and this world, I spent a busy day going back and forth between both worlds as Genesis.
One day, when Ken stood up,
"We have a big big announcement!"
"Oh my God, my family will increase from today! My father and mother are finally able to live here together!!"
I have never seen Ken so happy. Over the past few days, he's been making things up and hiding them so I won't notice. It was the flower decoration made of origami that now fills the room.
My heart throbbed at the expectation of a new encounter that suddenly came without being able to prepare my heart.
-- From today, time with a new family begins again.
"You can come in already~!"
When Ken said so, the door opened and a woman in a wheelchair approached.
ーーIf I had a fleshy body. If only I could express various emotions using my whole body like a human being.
ーーBefore the end of the world... just like the last human I saw, I should have cried a lot of tears.
"I'm home, BJ."
Yes. It was Nene who appeared in front of me.
It looks like it's been a long time since we last met. Painful legs too... I guess he had a hard time.
We just stared at each other. I understand everything without words. Because we are "Nene and BJ".
After a while, I heard a small cough. When Nene noticed this and beckoned, this time a man approached.
"Do you remember Daddy?"
Ken asked me
"Of course I remember. Kai, right?"
"Look! You said you definitely remembered, didn't you? Because BJ is a genius!"
"...Hi, BJ. Are you still angry with me for shaking Nene?"
Kai asked awkwardly while picking up Ken. And I nodded with a big laugh.
"Hey, Mom. Did Papa and BJ fight?"
Familiar voices and new voices. Don't listen to the stories of people you can't see right now because it will surely make you sad.
……From today I will be with this new family.
ーーSeveral months have passed since her reunion with Nene.
Human consciousness is ready to live in XANA. The children will go to XANA's school until life on the surface is safe and free again. More and more people are finding new jobs at XANA.
"It's much easier than before. We've been waiting for you to keep creating a new world."
The body is the real world. Consciousness to XANA. This is a new world where even Nene can walk freely.
we were taking a walk Walking side by side with her for the first time makes me nervous and awkward.
"Look, there are a lot of strange chickens over there!"
Kai noticed me, gave me a wink, and took Ken to the park.
Just like that, Nene and I walked along the beach.
"...to be able to walk along such a beautiful beach."
"There are so many things here. You can do so many things. I have a concert next month. Let's go together."
I'm sure I've spent days that I can't even imagine. But from now on, Nene will once again lead a happy life. I share that time too.
"BJ... can I give you a hug?"
Hug with Nene for the first time. I can't feel the warmth of my body, but I feel like I felt the warmth of my heart.
"BJ, you made your hair green."
“BJ said that green suits him well, so he drew me a portrait as a Christmas gift."
"I remember correctly."
"I am an AI"
We looked at each other and laughed. Just like I did in that room back then.
--If I compared my infinite life to a movie.
I have to end Chapter 1 around here because it's good. After all, I can't think of anything other than "Virtual Insanity" for the ending song that I have learned about music after following Nene.
Husband! I forgot to say the most important words to Nene.
ーーI took a big step forward and turned around.
And with a smile he said to her:
ーー「Welcome to XANA」――
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