“The Homunculi’s Guide to Resurrecting Your Loved One From Their Electronic Ghosts” forthcoming in Escape Pod.
The thing you must ask yourself is whether you love the man, or merely the memory of him loving you.
Also known as “Kara writes a story just so she can say she wrote Real Statue Fiction.” Wherein the statue of Sherlock Holmes–yes, that statue–takes up solving mysteries with a helpful swallow.
“Were Stars to Burn” in the anthology Girl at the End of the World, Book 2 (Amazon).
How should we like it were stars to burn
With a passion for us we could not return?
If equal affection cannot be,
Let the more loving one be me. — W. H. Auden
“And Now, A Message From A Future Sponsor Of This Fine Publication” (first published in Eggplant Literary Productions: Miscellanea)
Forget life insurance–in the age of mind-uploading, what you need is afterlife insurance.