The First Dweller

| May 21, 2018

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In the future, no one goes to heaven when they die: they go to VR.

For a fee, Tirnanog Industries will transfer your consciousness into an avatar and house it in the paradise of your choice, and means.

Jim Taylor cleans paradises for a living. He lives at the enormous Tirnanog Tower and like the rest of the staff rarely leaves his apartment. Between monthly visits with his deceased wife, daily arguments with his daughter, and drinking, it’s a dead-end existence.

Eight years after his wife’s death, things may finally be looking up. Jim meets someone at a coworker’s funeral and is soon up for a promotion.

Terrible timing, then, for Tirnanog Industries to come under a catastrophic cyber-attack. Terrible timing for it to be Jim’s fault…

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