Andy had real friends, even girlfriends. He wasn’t the virgin geek, dreaming of manga girls while breaking into another federal bank. No, Andy actually had a real girlfriend, a nice quiet girl he knew from highschool, and that was about to start her Veterinary studies after the summer.
That was OK with Andy, anyway they met only once every two days, his sister recalls: ‘I liked it when Kara was here. That was the only time I didn’t hear the annoying sound of typing from Andy’s room. She would come to our flat, Andy would close the door, and three hours later she left. That was it, for I think a year, maybe more’.
So Andy was a very planned young man, with a well prepared schedule and the ability to keep it up with the real world while still operating full in the virtual one. In five weeks Kara was about to leave the city and go up north, and Andy was pleased that his girlfriend know what she wants from life. He was satisfied. He told his family that he planned to live in their house for five more years, until Kara finished her studies and came back, and they would move in together. Kara would open a small vet clinique, he would do whatever it is that he was doing anyway. Yes, Andy had it all planned.
Andy’s sister says: ‘I knew something was very bad because she came without calling. And I know she didn’t call before because Andy always cleaned around before she came. His room was smelly otherwise. She surprised him and he got confused, and then she told him something that I didn’t hear, but probably he also couldn’t hear it very well because he kept asking: what? What? Like tons of times, like an old man, and then I heared Kara shouting, really strong, that she wanted to keep the baby. I just thought – is she calling my brother a baby? Dis she find a cat? It took me a few seconds to figure it out. I was too young maybe, maybe just too stupid’.