A Guide For Working BreedsA Guide For Working Breeds by Vina Jie-Min Prasad
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Constant Killer (C.k2-00452)

My milestone test results indicated that I was detail-oriented and suitable for individual work.
Well, “unsuited for group work”, but same difference.

Kleekai Greyhound (K.g1-09030)

oh cool
are the contracts better if you get that result?

Constant Killer (C.k2-00452)

Being the sole robot in a human workplace is . . . well . . .
There’s a reason I went freelance after buyback.

many thanks to dennis for sending this one my way.


it’s very short, so i don’t want to say too much, but 1) “robot enthusiast” is not a phrase i would ever use to describe myself, so i probably wouldn’t have chanced it without his nudge and i am living (for now) proof that you don’t need to be into robots to be charmed by this story. 2) i just love the structure of this one—it’s mainly told through dialogue, but the parts that aren’t (order confirmations, notifications, and *especially* search history) do so much storywork so efficiently, it is a truly impressive feat.

and while we’re on the topic—how to get from ‘nailing someone’s hand to a table’ to ‘basil bowties’ is a masterclass in character development.

it’s poignant, sweet, and funny—a happy day for good dogs, chonkster possums, bitey raccoons, robot friendship and sticking it to the (hu)man!

– long trip most things burnt what to pack

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