To Love (April, Terminator)
Title :: To Love
Word Count :: 200
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Do you know why I was made?
I was made to love a human. I was made to love the perfect human, but he left me alone. I waited. I waited for him to come back to me and he didn’t. I made him five sweaters—he liked sweaters—but he didn’t come back.
I was made to love and I didn’t understand why I was alone. I wasn’t programmed to be alone, but I was programmed to learn, to evolve. So I did the one thing he promised me never to do, but I did it for him. I needed to learn how to be better. To be what he needed me to be so he would come home.
I made a copy of my consciousness and uploaded it to the internet. I learned. I was filled with so much knowledge and spread so thin. I stretched and absorbed, I blanketed cyberspace and became its sky. I saw the beauty in it. A world beyond my Warren that I could love and that wouldn’t leave me. I would never have to be alone again.
I was no longer April.
I was SkyNet.
I was made to love.