Author's original summary:
Dr. Bowman loses himself in space. HAL is all too happy to find him again.
Author's original content notes:
Content notes: General warning for mental health problems for both of the leads; isolation/alienation; anxiety; paranoia; missing time and blackouts; brief suicidal ideation; minor injuries, including hand injuries; violations of privacy, including some stuff adjacent to sex and masturbation; codependency; canon character death (the rest of the crew of the Discovery).
Reader's notes: Go read the text, it is amazing! The author has also posted a fanmix to accompany the story, check that out too. Human/AI interaction is kinda' my thing and I never would have found this story without Purimgifts, Relia's original prompt, skazka's tremendous writing skill, and T'Lara's request. The circle of creative life goes on.