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Robot-World Problems

Calc the robot hated his annual Update And Revision servicing. One year he’d gone in with two eyes and come out with nineteen. Another time they’d upgraded his clock speed, and he’d spent weeks on fast-forward before sorting himself out.

This time around he just prayed they’d keep him humanoid.


This story was based on the TypeTrigger prompt “update & revision.”

Two Prongs Are Not Enough

Two rectangular prongs and one round prong. Perfection.

Joe had worked at Hob’s Hardware long enough to know that, at least. These three prongs were the holy triumvirate, the electron bearers, the voltage senders, the ohm inducers.

In these troubled days, that was all he was truly certain of anymore.