Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but as wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil.
I actually wrote ten other stories, all along one line. Then I realized they were horribly depressing, so I only post these three. Also, if you have any interest in the basis for some of my stories, check out Beyond Therapy, a book produced by the Presidential Council on Bioethics. The stories:
An empty slate, the body lay devoid of thought and history, totally lacking a future. Fully functional, it awaited the final key-turn: memory. Washed clean of its previous life—hideous murder? Traumatized soldier? Hopeless amnesiac?—a new life dawns with the input of memory. Synthesized chemical personality, artificially created future.