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zellus

What I remember about the story is this;
A Sci-fi story with an "despotic regime" a young man (possible an technician/engineer/maintenance man) that discover an old A.I. that helps him find a mate and collapse the regime.

Replies:   awnlee jawking  qqqq
awnlee jawking

@zellus

I'm sure that aubie56 has written at least a couple of stories with those elements.

AJ

Replies:   zellus
zellus

@awnlee jawking

Aubie56 is not the author. I looked at all his stories on SOL.

Replies:   Capt Zapp
Capt Zapp

@zellus

Try "The Maintenance Man" books one and two by Pars001

http://storiesonline.net/s/12523/the-maintenance-man-book-1
http://storiesonline.net/s/11474/the-maintenance-man-another-repair-book-2

Replies:   Wheezer  zellus
Wheezer

@Capt Zapp

Try "The Maintenance Man" books one and two by Pars001


Caution. Disable your grammar and spelling filters before attempting to read this. It desperately needs an editor and proofreader.

zellus

@Capt Zapp

Maintenance man is not the story I'm looking for.

Replies:   Capt Zapp
Capt Zapp

@zellus

Maintenance man is not the story I'm looking for.


Thought about it afterward and realized I recommended the wrong story. There was another I read a while back where the guy was the only person on a remote station. A group attacked as a female cargo pilot was arriving and he counterattacked with something he had developed. He ended up travelling back and forth in time to help a woman who had arrived on another ship.

Does that sound familiar?

Unfortunately I can't remember the title or author.

Replies:   zellus
zellus
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@Capt Zapp

That might be http://storiesonline.net/s/12586/the-princess-and-the-captain by Pars001, but not the story I'm looking for.

More about the story I'm looking for:

It centers around man that discover an Artificial intelligence, in an (abandoned) buildig. The A.I. Is in connection with the government computers and know all the dirty secrets. I don't remember if he (the man) ever leaves the building.

LonelyDad

The one you are referring to is 'The Mission', also by Pars001.

http://storiesonline.net/s/12715/the-mission

qqqq

@zellus

no A.I in it but the last part of will- and -carrie is on this line you might like it...it's by rotedachen or something similar good luck

cantamelon

I don't have the story's title, but the synopsis...1,000 agree to move to a uninhabited planet to start a new world. But the 20 people who organized it, didn't tell them that those 20 would be the overlords to the rest of the population.
The serfs didn't have any weapons and were just there to work. So they couldn't rebel. one young guy was made to work in the library, at a computer, getting videos to keep the queen happy. He started using the library's computer to build new weapons, etc.

Does this sound like your story?

Replies:   aubie56
aubie56

@cantamelon

The story that cantamelon described sounded like my "Home Away From Home," http://storiesonline.net/s/13335/home-away-from-home, but I don't think that was the story that zellus was looking for.

Capt Zapp

What about A.I. by Colin Barrett

"Computers don't think, all they can do is calculate. But when does calculation become thinking?" That's is the question keypuncher Jack Heyward keeps asking himself when the system he's using suddenly starts talking back. But Jack has more problems; this system is an especially sensitive one, and he's suspected of a major security breach. And even if he, his new computer friend and his girlfriend can elude the massive manhunt, a new and more deadly peril awaits.

jvoi2
Updated:

I can't put a name on the story but if you are talking about the same than I think the computer and alien guy are a secondarily part of the story

IIRC they are not from an humanoid species at first but with time evolve to become humans

not a big help but it could help

OB

Try "The Preacher Man" by Hammingbyrd7

http://storiesonline.net/a/hammingbyrd7

Kaliendre

@jvoi2 that sounds like Accidental Commander by TonyG

http://storiesonline.net/s/46583/accidental-commander

zellus

Thanks to you all, but it's not any of the stories.

More;
It's a high tech society (Sci-fi) and it the A.I. (artificial intelligence) is a part of a lost heritage. The A.I. is connected to all of the infrastructure on the planet (not earth), and therefore know all government secrets, and when the (young?) man stumbles in A.I.'s buildig the government secrets is used against the government. (I think it was by spreading it in the public communication systems.)

Ernest Bywater

@zellus

Much of the story description fits Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress except that's on the moon, and it's the computer system becomes aware instead of being stumbled upon.

samuelmichaels

@zellus

It's a high tech society (Sci-fi) and it the A.I. (artificial intelligence) is a part of a lost heritage. The A.I. is connected to all of the infrastructure on the planet (not earth), and therefore know all government secrets, and when the (young?) man stumbles in A.I.'s buildig the government secrets is used against the government. (I think it was by spreading it in the public communication systems.)


The first half could the General series by Drake and Stirling, but not really the second.

jvoi2

problem is it's a secondary part of the story and the "main" part is completely different

I do think the main part is a mind control or a post apocalypse story but I can't guaranty it

Ernest Bywater

@zellus

The A.I. is connected to all of the infrastructure on the planet (not earth), and therefore know all government secrets, and when the (young?) man stumbles in A.I.'s buildig the government secrets is used against the government. (I think it was by spreading it in the public communication systems.)


It's been years since I read it, but this bit does sound a lot like what I remember the beginning of the later part of Tandra being. The section after he helps the aliens get back into space and he links up with an old computer with an AI then becomes the new big boss.

http://storiesonline.net/s/41392:i

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On a side note, I did a search for this, and was surprised at how many authors have a story blurb that tells you absolutely nothing about the story itself. So many are little more than 'You should read this' without giving any information to encourage me to read it. Things like:

This is the story of the disaster that occurred as told by some who experienced it. Romance has shown up. Hope you enjoy it! and A story of revenge in a confusing world. and A boy meets a girl = romance. Add in some theatre and its possibly even more!

and one simply said it's an encore to a previous story with another family member. It's almost like they don't want to encourage people to read the story. There's nothing there to get you interested in it.

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