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The New Imagination

I am Commander Shepard, Executive Officer of the SSV Normandy. I am scowling at the corrupted identity matrix flaunting its failure before me. I breathe through my nose and the pressure of boiling rage (that which only inanimate objects can inspire) begins to leave me. I lean back to soothe the cramp in my back that wasn’t there before this failure cascade of idiocy. I crack my knuckles. I hunch forward, encircling the computer terminal. There is no escaping me this time. It asks for my sex. I remind it I am female, though I know deep inside that I…