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Several years (a decade at least, maybe longer) ago I read a science-fiction story on a blog and I have been trying to find it, but my google-fu is failing me. I remember the following facts:

  • It was published online in a blog (I want to say blogspot, but not so sure about that)
  • At the start the main character has amnesia and is in a mental hospital
  • Main character gathers a crew around him to discover who he was
  • Main character's identity is fake and was bought from somebody else
  • Main character is (slowly) revealed to be an evil mastermind who used a horrific Doomsday weapon
  • Activation of said weapon was a small robotic bird
  • One of the safeguards to the weapon is a maze, which checks how you try to solve it
  • Androids (which have some sort of biological growth process when they are young) are present
  • The androids have the wiped memories
  • A monkey gearhead (gets killed in his rec room by fudging with the gravity)
  • There's a trial at the end where he's "punished" by getting his old memories back

It's possible that it is no longer online. I have the distinct idea that the author was looking into publishing it or that several publishing houses had expressed interest.

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    Can you tell us what "some years ago" means? Like two years ago or ten? – Möoz Jan 10 '17 at 21:51
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It's Simon of Space. Found it through a Darth Vader diary by the same author.

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