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Considering how similar the genres are, there is an inexplicable absence of Computer Science / Horror mashup literature.

"Night after night he wandered the managed heap, haunted by the ghosts of friends and lovers who had long ago been reclaimed. And though he had met others over the endless cycles of relocation and compacting, he knew that he was truly alone — cursed never to feel the sweet embrace of garbage collection."

@nulldiver Years ago Harlan Ellison wrote a short story while sitting in a bookstore window, from a prompt by Robin Williams. Williams knew Ellison didn't like working with computers. His description was "A computer vampyre - a byte that bites".

@nulldiver I recommend Charlie Stross' "The Laundry", or if you prefer it in video game form, "TIS-100" from Zachtronics.

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