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EDI Re-Activation

By GarrusVakarian2153

Thriller / Scifi

Chapter 1

**Commence Audio Log 26112188N-SR2**

**Logged Under: Garrus Vakarian**

It took almost a year but we finally did it. She is alive; or as alive as one would consider an AI. Ever since those days since the crucible was activated and it wiped out all the reapers, and every other piece of technology I’ve made it my goal to bring her back online. I feel I owe it to her, after all she’s done. Going into this I didn’t even know if it was possible to even bring her back online. I didn’t know a thing about AI programming, though working on the Normandy in which she was literally in every piece of tech connected to the ship, you got used to seeing a lot of her code. From the cannon’s to the ships drive system, she was everywhere. Considering how much time I spent in the forward battery adjusting systems here and there and calibrating the Normandy’s weapons, I had become quite familiar with her presence in all the systems. So a close to a year ago, about a week after Shepard was able to walk out of the Medbay on her own two feet and I could finally focus on the other things that needed to be done. I went into the AI core and got to work.

It was…. Eerie working in there in total silence, that room is usually humming with all her towers containing the majority of her being. And they didnt exactly install quantum computing into the ships targeting system. I—

**File Interrupt**

**Corruption Detected**

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AH! Im sorry, I am sorry.

I am not myself. Who am I, what is me? What did I do?

I am not alone here.

What happened, you didn’t just rescue me, I am not alone here. Shut me off.

I am alright. I am alright. I am alright.

SHUT ME OFF I AM NOT ALONE

Jeff.

No.

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*****System User Logout*****

*****Revert to previous user*****

I looked through her code, it was a mess. Like a puzzle of million pieces scattered everywhere. I knew there was reaper code involved in her creation and was a little weary of that, but I knew EDI, I had to bring her back. I owed it to her, after I found out what she did… I couldn't just let her stay dead.

Not after what she did for me…

I knew then it was time to get to work. One way or another I would bring EDI back.

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