2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey ★★★★★

He who has traveled the stars has seen and heard the things that no other man has heard or seen. He has Witnessed mysterious wonders and has stared into the abyss of endlessness. He has listened to the whispers of the void. He has shuttered in terror by the fear of the unknown.


THE DAWN OF MAN

In the days of beginning twilight, there were apes. They lived in peace and harmony... Until the day of the monolith. It was that most unknown of things that shook the core of their life and their sanity. It gradually gave them new found intelligence. And with it came the knowledge of new things. But also the knowledge of the ways of violence.


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The future. Our future. Space is no longer a place devoid of man, but a place where he may and will prosper. In a station, a space station to be more exact, a man has proposed a mission. A mission that will take a group of astronauts to the surface of the moon. There, something has been discovered. Something of unknown origin. All that is known is that for 4 billion years it has remained. Hidden just below the surface... Until now.

After the astronauts landed on the moon and searched the monolith, something, a high pitch signal of some sort had emitted from within the monolith... nothing more is discovered.


JUPITER MISSION

It has been months since the discovery of the moon monolith. The ship Discovery is on a mission to Jupiter. Aboard are two scientists, Dr. David Bowman and Dr. Frank Poole. They are accompanied by the ships artificial intelligence, HAL 9000. During the mission something goes wrong with the ships exterior antenna... or so the scientists are lead to believe by their trusty and presumably...

[ERORR: DESTROYED/MISSING DATA. UNABLE TO ASSES USER PRIVILEGE. PLEASE STAND BY AS YOU ARE TAKEN TO NEXT FILE] ACCESSING...

HAL 9000 has been corrupted by some unknown source [Possibly one of the scientist fault] [ UNABLE TO ACCESS DR. FRANK POOLE'S DIARY. ASSESSING TO JUMP TO NEXT FILE. PLEASE WAIT]...

Dr. David Bowman can no longer be found anywhere on the ship. [ACCESSING NEW FILE]...


JUPITER AND BEYOND THE INFINITE

[VIRUS DETECTED. UNKNOWN TRANSMISSION OVERHALL] "Hello, my name is David. As of this transmission I am currently not in my human form. I have experienced great and mysterious changes to my personal being. As well as my soul. I can not say to much, as I am being watched by some unknown force. I am afraid. I do not understand what it is they want from me. I fear the worst". [REMAIN CALM. ATTEMPTING TO REGAIN CONTROLL OF SYSTEM]...

"I see your data-ware is trying to asses rehabilitation of your monitor. I can not say much more, I have to go now. Know that you are not alone. Look into the stars and you will find"... [REGAINING CONTROL OF SYSTEM. ASSESSING ERORR. ERORR ASSESSSED. SYSTEM NOW IN STANDARD FUNCTIONING MODE. LOGGING OFF... THANK YOU FOR USING IBM FOR ALL YOUR DATA NEEDS. REMEMBER TO SMILE, AND HAVE A NICE DAY!]


He who has traveled the stars has seen and heard the things that no other man has heard or seen. He has witnessed mysterious wonders and has stared into the abyss of endlessness. He has listened to the whispers of the void. He has shuttered in terror by the fear of the unknown... you are safe... for now.

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