Perceptions

      Josh Isaacs
Perceptions

PDM-512-0753; a machine built as a learning display model of a line of robots. Perceptions is a story about a machine trying to understand beyond definition what emotions entail.From its creation, it fell short of what was expected. The machine, PDM-512-0753, would exist inside a display cubicle, observing, unable to interact with the outside world. Able to hear what is being said outside through a one-way microphone, it attempts to learn what humanity truly is, what life is made of, and what drives mankind to love, hate, jealousy and envy. This endeavor pushes the machine to the edge of sanity, if there is such a thing for a machine.
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    Heart Of A Soldier

      Josh Isaacs
Heart Of A Soldier

A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.A young Confederate soldier, Lucas Burkette, lies on the battlefield. Struck by a Union soldier's musket round before firing a single shot, he is left paralyzed. It's here that he tries to cope with his impending death.Fighting a mental battle with himself through the stages of grief, he learns what it means to die, but more importantly, he learns what it means to live.
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    The Crucible

      Josh Isaacs
The Crucible

A city has been infected with a virus that kills their body, leaving the population as conscious corpses walking the streets. This is the diary of one once-citizen.The log of a citizen of the dead; this is the chronicling of one man who is numbered among the walking dead after a city is plagued with an infection that eliminates the people's natural ability to create red blood cells. Their bodies rot away, but the mind is left harrowingly intact.
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