27 Jan

The experts had assured her that anything she thought she experienced while being uploaded couldn’t be real.

She still saw it, and felt the rush. She travelled at the speed of light for a fraction of a second without the hindrance of a physical body.

To her, it could seem like hours. Flying through a narrow tube, stretching to infinity, sometimes full of colour, sometimes purest black.

She left her body behind for now, but always had to return.

She wished there was a way to stay, to only exist as a beam of light and loop for an eternity.


3 Responses to “Rush”

  1. auntie em 27 January 2012 at 11:11 #

    Oooooh, I like this. It’s a compelling image.

  2. Mrs G 27 January 2012 at 12:17 #

    I love this. It’s everything I wanted Neuromancer to be in 100 words.

    There. I said it. You’re better than William Gibson!

    • Mr S 27 January 2012 at 12:26 #

      To be fair, I only read about 100 words of Neuromancer before giving up…

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