It was a great idea, but a prime example of insufficient funding and inadequate algorithms.
Sure it looked rustic, even quaint, but closer scrutiny revealed the absence of doors and windows, no indoor facilities, and probable virtual health and safety concerns.
Nobody would purchase time in this environment, unless they were either desperate, or short of credits.
In the absence of any suitable marketing strategy, therefore, there was only one possible solution.
He took off the Virtual Reality Headset and gave the order.
“Delete Project 3498, recover credits.”
“10K credits recovered. Insufficient credits for further projects. Account suspended.”
It’s Wednesday so for me and many others it’s also Friday Fictioneers Day.
I’m just going to check but it must be almost a year since I started this blog and if I’m right, my very first Flash Fiction challenge was here with Rochelle Wisoff-Fields and the Friday Fictioneers. I’m grateful to her and all my fellow fictioneers and look forward with enthusiasm to the coming years.
Please do go over to the Friday Fictioneers website to join in the challenge with me and read all the other entries. This weeks photo prompt was provided by © Piya Singh.