Pup heard his name and sighed. dropping the soup that Tiber left, he walked to the room, entered it and sat down. Watching his heads up display go dark, his view was reduced severely as the cameras and tracking systems went offline. feeling the immense weight of the armor his struggled to move his head as we watched the technicians left his line of sight. as the technicians inputted the A.I. core. the sensation he got was intriguing. it felt like a cold wave flooding through his brain. "reactivating systems. just a quick heads up, there might be a bit of discomfort." the tech warned.
A few second later the cold was replaced by this searing heat but slowly dissipated. As the system rebooted, a light blue wall of text flooded the his view then disappeared. "Can you hear me?" a female voice came over in his internal speakers.
Slightly confused, Pup shook his head trying to find the owner voice. "Hello? anyone there? I know you can hear me." It spoke again. "this is weird." Pup said as he got off the seat, ignoring what the tech was saying, pup was ushered out of the room. "oh good you can hear me." the voice said again. "Names Celtic, I'm your new A.I. designed to assist in almost all functions you need." The A.I. explained.
Walking into the room where Brandon and Tiber are, Pup was already in a heavy conversation about random s**t. Looking at the other two through his visor, Pup turn on his external speakers. "hey guy, whats up."
"You think I'm going to lay down and let you hurt us?"
Alexis sighed as she got up, she walked to the room as fast as she could. When she walked in she was ushered to sit down which she did. She was calm up until the point her HUD went dark which caused her to panic in her mind. She stared straight ahead of her as the techs moved out of her sight and they began to input the A.I. core. Her mind was still in a state of panic and the feeling of it did not help her one bit, the cold then the heat. The systems rebooted, a wall of text appeared and disappeared, she was allowed to go.
"System online," said a southern voice a male A.I. appearing and Alexis resisted the urge to laugh. "Name's Jayne."
"Alexis," said Alexis grinning widely observing her A.I. he was an indigo with short hair and a goatee. He wore a short sleeve shirt and some loose pants, he as well had a cocky grin on his face.
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"It's Celtic." The A.I. answered through the speakers. "hey Devin, you mind sticking me into the system?" she asked. "sure."
Walking to a terminal, Pup pulled the core out of his helmet and put it into the slot. Turning around, pup came face to face with a hologram standing right in front of him. "Boo." she said, looking down at herself she did a few twirls. "you like?"
Looking at the Hologram all he could really do was stare. The avatar she chose was an elf from old earth fantasy. She had blond hair, blue eyes and pointy ears. She also wore brown leather armor pieces with gold trimming with a leather skirt that went to her knees and boots. "I'll just take that as a yes." she said chuckling.
Celtics avatar turns toward Brandon. "You like what you see?" She asked. walking over to Brandons bed, her avatar sat on the edge. "Well I got news for you." she said as she leaned in very close to Brandons face. seconds later her body went from her elf appearance to a large white panther staring him down just inches from his face. "Only in your dreams."
Changing back to her normal avatar. "good, now if you will all excuse me, I got some reading to do." she said and disappeared to play in the bases databanks. "Did I get a slightly rampant A.I.?" Pup asked as he leaned against the wall.
Alfred heard his name and stepped into the room with the chair. The Spartan sat there, patiently waiting for the procedure to begin. All systems of his suit went offline as the technicians prepared to insert the A.I chip into the slot located on his helmet. Soon, the armor was reactivated and a myriad of text and images appeared. It was a manual. He took a while to read it all, and confirmed activation.
"Greetings, I am EVR-3710, or simply Elvira. You must be Spartan-185, correct?" The A.I asked.
"Yes, but you can call me Alfred." He replied as one of the techs told him he could leave.
Once outside, the A.I continued to speak to him. "Negative, Spartan-185. I shall continue calling you by your official title, for we must not ignore formalities."
"Ugh, is this their way of implying that I lack discipline? Besides, you just told me your name." Alfred retorted.
"Well, I choose to call you Spartan-185. You can call me either by my serial number or name." She answered dryly.
Moments before, he was excited about gaining a new companion, but now he was starting to have his doubts.
The door opened with ONI Guards there to escort him to the lab. They handcuffed him hands made the boy lead the way with assault rifles at his back. It wasn't a long trip to reach the room where he took the seat in the chair with the guards watching Antonio.
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"Now Ivo, let's get this over with." Eric said being the process to upload the boy with his own A.I. A wicked smile grew on the face of Eric as it was about to be down. Once finished Eric walked away.
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Antonio got up as the room began to spin, but that did not stop the guards as one pushed the boy to move forward and back to the cell. After the door closed Antonio to a seat some thing fazed just in front of him. A green figure slowly morphed to a person with long shaggy hair with a cloak that covered his whole body. "Hello there, My given name is Solitarius. I can tell you are having a troubled minded. Tell what going on with you." IT said to Antonio. "I don't know what is right or wrong anymore. Do I follow orders that might hurt my friends to be with them or do it go against to save them just to be alone." he said to the A.I.
"I see now. So this is why the extra data that was given to me was for this reason. Do your really think those people you call friends care about you. One was prepared to kill you if you did follow your orders and stop those two." A video had came up while the man was talking showing Antonio that Alfred was aiming a weapon right at him. Antonio did not know what to think as he hands grabbed at the front of his helmet. "No, it can't be." he said to himself watching the images more his fist began to punch the walls of the cell out of rage and anger that the truth.
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Back at the labs Eric sat in his chair review the video feeds from what happened three days ago. "Silly children. No one is smarter than me, but be happy that the boss man will never get to see these." Eric said with a smile watching Antonio action in the cell. Now he as the soldier they wanted without any weakness to make him go against ONI.