Ben and Roger stood looking over Roger’s field. Sheep wandered across the pastoral setting.
Ben grunted. “Robot Electric Sheep. Now I’ve seen it all.”
“My house robot dreamed it up,” said Roger.
“You can’t get wool from them, though.”
“Don’t expect to. I just use them to mow the grass to a precise height.”
“Guess you don’t need sheepdogs.”
“Nope.” Roger held up a remote. “When it’s time for them to return I just push a button.”
“Huh! They’re no trouble at all.”
In the field, sheep BAA-413 turned to BAA-359 and said, “Do you remember how to get to the charging station?”
“Naa,” said BAA-359. “It’s been a while since I’ve been there. I’m a little rusty.”
Written for What Pegman Saw: https://whatpegmansaw.com/2018/06/23/coniston-water-lake-district-england/
The movie Bladerunner was based on a book by Philip K. Dick entitled, “Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?” So now you know…Robots do…