"Wait," said the alien, "I have heard this story before."
The human paused. "Oh, maybe I have told it-"
"How can this be? A story is given, from teller to listener."
"How can you still have this story?"
"Oh! Humans do not lose a story once it is told. We share."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
This reminds me of the more fungal~bacterial aliens in the scifi I've read. Maybe like a distributed web, they keep some metadata to reference it, but prefer to reassemble it from floating blocks of other neural debris across their ecosystem.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!