(A/N: I posted the original version of this story back in 2017, in answer to a challenge I gave readers to give me an unlikely prompt. The prompt I received was "A piece of civilization in an utterly absurd place (like a vending machine in the sewers or something)". The story ended up growing to … Continue reading The Sofa In The Lake – Revamped
When the neighbors found out I was building a woman, the mocking began. Lonely old coot. Disturbing. Clever. Admiration or disgust varied by personality and taste. Distant relatives, whether by blood or stagnant relationship, suddenly needed to express their opinion as I sculpted her chassis and crafted her limbs. I ignored them. They had never … Continue reading Flash Fiction – “The Old Man’s Robot”
“You can’t do it!” Arthur screamed, straining at his bonds.
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Kenny careened through the hallways, sliding on polished concrete as he whipped around corners. More millipede robots stared at him as he passed; some even turned to follow. But he didn’t notice. His ears were too full of the pounding of his own heart. (Click to continue reading.)