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Post-Day Six: Holo-Acacia (and Friends)
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:54am
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Holo-Acacia: Holo-Acacia is currently sitting underneath an artificial tree. There is a concerned look on her face, although it's a bit difficult to tell as her entire form keeps flickering and artifacting.

I see-see-see-see-see-seem to be SUFFERING from some sort of tech-tech-technical error. Rorre lacinhcet-hcet-hcet-hcet fo tros emos. I am detecting a grrrrrrrrreat deal of co-co-co-CO-co-CO-corruption in my memory baaaanks. Emergency rebooting may be-be-be required.

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The lab is a mess. There are bits of paper and pictures everywhere. The whiteboard is now covered with various panicked notes (along with a few curse words, which have been blurred by the camera's automatic filter). Naas is typing away on his computer, while Daphne peers at the screen from over his shoulder.

DStA: Have you been able to trigger a reset yet?

NGvH: I'm trying, but the system isn't responding. Not sure if that's because of the hacking or interference from the actual Games location.

Tess runs up and hands a tablet to Daphne.

TJ: The latest readings, Doctor St. Auguste. Degradation has increased another eight percent. She may not be able to keep her form together much longer.

Daphne pulls at her hair (which is noticeably messier than usual).

DStA: Unbelievable. Absolutely unbelievable! This is clearly sabotage! Someone is out to get the plug pulled on our holo-agent program. Probably those [EXPLETIVE DELETED] AI rights people. I've told them dozens of times, the holo-agents have no sentience and are thus not true AI! We are no longer in the business of making AI!

Naas and Tess pause in their actions and give Daphne an odd look.

TJ: Don't you mean 'we are NOT in the business of making AI,' ma'am.

DStA: Never mind that! Tess, get me a meeting with the Hornbeam. And Makes-Things, if he's back. Also, scrounge up a list of any hackers in the PPC who could do something like this.

TJ: Yes ma'am.

DStA: Naas! Do whatever has to be done to keep Holo-Acacia online.

NGvH: Don't have to tell me twice, doc.

The camera feed ends.

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        She just wanted to be a magical princess! hS
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