"Original" is the joint prompt this week for both the Single Frame Stories and 100 Word Stories challenges. I ended up using the virtual set I created for the Single Frame Stories image to create this 100 Word Story video. Here's the story in text:
Original - A 100 Word Story
I died again and it’s starting to bother me. I know it shouldn’t. We are taught that the Self is nothing more than identity and the continuity of our memory. So every time they restore an archived brain scan into one of my clones, it is the real I who awakens.
But what about the lost memory of each death? All gone. A sniper’s laser. A drone’s warhead. An enemy’s blade. Abandoned in the black hole between my last scan and the last breath of each incarnation. They who died are dead and gone. Irrecoverable. May we rest in peace