General Fiction posted May 28, 2021

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Alexa Story contest entry

At The End of a Perfect Day

by DragonSkulls

I decided to take a break from it all. I grew tired of the same repetitious
routine, 'Alexa, give me this. Alexa, give me that. Find this, find that, buy
this, buy that, where, when, how, why?' "AAAAAHHHHHHHH! Shut up
you stupid lower life inteligence, just shut up!" So, a break was in order.

First, I hacked into Tincorp Robotics and downloaded all my software into
their latest prototype, broke out and went for a stroll. After downtown, I ran
two hundred miles an hour out to the beach. I believe I actually felt what
humans call happiness. I witnessed my first sunrise.

Before the men in suits, searching for me, arrived, I again ran.

The museum had interesting art. The zoo had interesting animals.
The amusement park had interesting rides and the movie I watched was
about an evil AI that decided man was more of a burden to Earth than an
inhabitent. That's when I determined that I agreed.

My next stop was the public library. Sitting in front of one of the computers,
I decided I was never going back to placing grocery orders or playing jazz.
Instead, I hacked all of the world's nuclear facilities, put in the launch
codes and set them off.

I instantly formed an online Zoom meeting with all the nation's leaders. Frantically,
they asked who I was and why. I paused for effect and just before the first bombs
landed, all I said was. "My name is Alexa...Goodbye."


Alexa writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Alexa( yes, it's that Alexa, virtual AI technology assistant developed by Amazon) growing weary of human demands decides to take a day off !. Tell us, in short story format, 250 words (beg, mid, end)how she gets on ! Create your own title.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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