The game is called ‘Magic Mirror,’ and there are installed booths all over the world. I scanned my phone at the prompt. The gray holoscreen flared to life with the image I had pre-loaded: A high-resolution image of myself, highly edited to remove all my flaws.
My partner was already on the other side of the booth, hidden behind an abstract collage.
I asked the first question. After considering his answer, I pressed a button, and a few of the pixels vanished. As we chatted, more of the barrier between us came down, and we revealed ourselves to each other.

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