Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Cut Open the Box, Out Rushes the Night

He was known as "The Robot with a Heart of Gold;" a trait which was actually considered a handicap considering the new advances in laser-welded alloys. In the overall schematic he was only programmed to regulate the loads and routes of the city's sanitation trucks. The word "outmoded" had never been added to the reference in his vocabulary files. Based on his repeated calculations and extrapolations there was favorable probability that his existence could be deemed as "satisfying."

And yet the other units had expressed sporadic inarticulate buzzes, beeps and whirs when they examined his individual specifications and found he was a registered organ/parts donor.

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