Real Life With Cheat Codes pt. 1
It’s an overcast day in Northwest Pennsylvania, as Colleen Kirkpatrick is home from college helping her parents clean out their attic to pack for an upcoming move. As she dug through some cobweb-ridden boxes in the corner of the attic, she noticed an old computer monitor and wire-coiled keyboard next to a dust-covered tower.
“Huh, I don’t remember seeing this computer before…” Colleen thought to herself. “We always used a black Dell computer in the living room when I was a kid, this computer must be older than *I* am!”
She grabbed the components and brought them downstairs to her room, clearing off desk space and brushing off the outer layer of dust as she plugged them in. The small 10” monitor turned on, backlighting a slightly less dark black color, and a neon green flashing cursor in the top-left corner.
>WARNING: FATAL ERROR
>OS FAILED TO RUN, CRITICAL ERRO--
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