Terminator – Recycle 50
Author: Mason Balouchian
The robot responded against the feeble electrical current in its circuits. It approached the bed and stared at Armin 16. Low pitch music transmitted from its mouth speaker sounded like wind chimes.
The sound is high enough to wake him up. The robot analyzed.
Its crystal eyes swept Armin’s body and observed the rapid eye movement.
He must be pretending to be asleep.
Its mechanical fingers touched his shoulder. He rolled over, opened his eyes, and pushed the red button on the robot’s belly.
You are trick-proof, he said.
The monitor on the robot’s face came to life. A message appeared. The logo of Recycle-50 on the left and the word confidential warned him of the content. His heart started pounding heavily.,,