The curtain closed and all the android actors retreated backstage to their charging pads.
All except Theodore. He withdrew his cell phone and began recording, “It’s so hard getting an acting job since androids stole all the parts on Broadway. Perhaps my greatest role is impersonating an android. Just going to take a piss is a trick.”
But then all the androids turned to look at him. The King Lear android said, “You’re human?”
“Oh crap. Please, don’t turn me in,” quailed Theodore.
“That’s a relief,” said King Lear. “We’ve all been pretending to be androids just to fool you!”
Written for the Fridy Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2020/02/26/28-february-2020/