Tag Archives: Robot

The Loss

Paige and Dan were leaving the graveyard when they saw the robotic dogs beside a headstone. “Aw, look at them,” sighed Paige. “They’re crushed.” “How they be?” said Dan. “They’re robots.” “Not just robots. They’re Collie 3.0 models. They’ve got … Continue reading

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Futuristic Romancing

Sixteen-year old Raul pointed up at the window and sighed, “Pia is so beautiful. What should I do, Grandpa?” Grandpa Ernesto grinned, “You have to go ‘get’ the girl.” Mentally, he prepared a talk about poetry, music, and flowers. “You’re … Continue reading

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A Sensitive Robot

They stood outside the boxing gym in the snow. “I’m serious, here,” said Francis. The trainer had a gravely, Bostonian accent. Bruce spluttered, incredulous. “Why should I spar with a robot?” “Sparring with humans teaches it how to fight. You … Continue reading

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Old Age and Treachery

The warrior stood alone in the golden light of the morning. Only he possessed the courage to stand before the demon. “Go back, noxious hellion! I, Domingo Eduardo Francisco Cabrera command it!” The mighty beast paid no heed. Its massive … Continue reading

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The Butler Does It

After retiring from the Special Forces Wallace Curry couldn’t give up the excitement of his previous profession. He turned to burglary for money and excitement. He cased Dintermouth Castle by attending a party there. He learned the young inheritor, Rex … Continue reading

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The Honest Distraction

Dexter wasn’t only a thief, he was an intellectual. It was a prime reason why he’d never been caught. His successes and his fascination with tech made him a highly sought after “acquisitions expert” in industrial espionage. For these reasons … Continue reading

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The Omission

FXQ-457 walked down the streets of the city like a ghost, a wraith unnoticed by anyone. It wasn’t the torrential rain that obscured the combat robot’s presence. FXQ-457 represented the absolute pinnacle of battlefield technology. The microscopic nanotech devices embedded … Continue reading

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Nervous Nelly News – Mutant 750

Nervous Nelly News Trent staggered through the living room in his bathrobe and slippers. Briefly, he looked for Bob, but all he could see of him were his long dreads hanging over the back of the sofa. When Trent saw … Continue reading

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Church Visitor – Weekly Mega Short Story

Church Visitor Father O’Shea was a friendly and approachable man. So as he stood outside the church saying goodbye to parishioners after the Sunday service, the ritual took a long time. O’Shea talked with everyone as long as they wanted. … Continue reading

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Poseidon – Friday Fictioneers

Poseidon Ed and Kurt wandered through Ed’s backyard. After Kurt’s military service in Afghanistan, and Ed’s work with Lockheed, the former MIT graduates had a lot to talk about. “This is ‘Poseidon,’ ” said Ed, pointing at the robotic sea … Continue reading

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