Compassionate Simulation PH Lee RAchel Swirsky Aster Fialla

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Released: 2020-07-31

Duration: 10 minutes

Compassionate Simulation

Story by By Rachel Swirsky and P H Lee, coded by Aster Fialla
Art by Cover image via Mike MacKenzie, used under a CC BY 2.0 license and modified by sub-Q
Interactivity by Aster Fialla

—our company mission to provide grieving families with accurate, compassionate simulations of their deceased loved ones—

You! Winnifred Meyer. Remember? You are Winnifred Meyer, and you died at age twenty-six in a car accident.


Rachel Swirsky has published more than eighty short stories in venues including, Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Guernica. She holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers Workshop, and her work has been nominated for the Hugo Award, the World Fantasy Award, and others. She has twice won the Nebula Award. P H Lee's other work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Uncanny, and the Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy. Aster Fialla is a queer NBPOC artist, poet, and IF game designer in roughly that order. Se co-wrote the IF game, Erstwhile, which placed 5th in IFComp 2018. Find er @pieartsy on instagram,, and other social media.

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