Friday Fictioneers : Irresistible

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    1. Makes for an interesting debate. Perhaps the only unique element is the visualisation. I’m convinced the rest of the procedure is a routine frequently practiced unfortunately.

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  1. I confess that I am not totally clear on this one.
    I am confused by ‘wizened’, and like others above not sure if he is being saved or trapped.
    But intriguing stuff, I get the feeling that more words might develop an excellent piece.

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    1. I liked the dichotomy between a child and a wizened (shrivelled or wrinkled with age) man being or feeling weakened and defenceless. My intention was trapped but you’re right he could have been in the process of being saved. I appreciate (as always) your feedback.

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      1. Laughing.
        I understood the meaning of ‘wizened’, but not its relevance to the story.
        It was just one more layer of confusion for my feeble brain.
        Let’s just blame Graham, okay?

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  2. As always with new inventions, this could be a blessing or a curse. Just think of people with dementia regaining their memory. And on the other side of the spectrum, dissidents, protesters, captured, being forced to betray their friends through this. A very scary and intriguing scenario.

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  3. What a great scene you set of a terrifying technology. Even if it could be used in positive ways, my guess is that it would be used to self-incriminate people for all manner of infractions. Having your own memories used against you would be awful!

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