Valentine's Day 2020 writing competition: Finalist 10

We asked our readers to write a 100-word story about love. Here is one of our shortlisted entries. It has not been edited


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She would never forget the day she met him.

Three-year-old her had an insatiable curiosity. With never-ending questions, she turned to her tablet, and he popped up on the screen.

Since then, everything changed.

He answered all her silliest and most difficult questions patiently and accurately. As she grew older, he took her to beautiful Hawaiian beaches and magnificent Himalayan mountains. 

Bit by bit, she fell in love, declaring that she couldn't live without him.

But there was one problem. He would never return her passionate love. She didn't even know what he looked like. 

And his name is Google.