"You son of a bitch! You were with her last night!"
"Janus, stay calm.. I'm not in the mood for fighting."
"Calm? So I DO feel emotion? So I'm not just bio-engineered arms and legs and hair? Wind me up and lay me anywhere!"
"Your anger is a programmed response." Wonderful, vulnerable stance, he thinks, marveling for the thousandth time at the creation, artistry of design and imagination.
"I want you, Janus, but you're..."
"...not real." she finishes his thought. "I understand. Crystalline is a woman of flesh and blood and, for all her shortcomings, its her that you love."
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3 June 2012
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