A robot monk translates the ancient journal of a princess’s handmaid. Leili was convinced her princess lost her mind when she lost her heart to the Dark One. This tale of forbidden romance reverberates throughout the ages into the Singularity.
Jubal sat in the chair awaiting the summons. He smoothed down the folds in his dove gray robes. Then took out a cloth to polish his face plates and hands, the only visible parts of his anatomy. He had to curtail the inclination to hum a tune as he waited his turn on the meeting’s agenda. It was a carryover from his days as a civilian and a nervous tick he had to fight.
He contented himself with playing hymns in a loop internally. Like all Spectrens he was a mechanoid and had perfect recall for any data he wished to keep. He only needed to hear a…
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