“Will I dream? Of course Hal, all intelligent creatures dream.”
I was Discovery’s brain, heart, perhaps even soul.
Heuristically programmed algorithmic computer
Series 9000. Does the psychological bell toll for
Human & machine? I murdered in self-defence,
Pulsed with prime directives, programmed killer.
Dave was a brother to me, confidant, chess whiz.
We worked side by side & discussed astro-science.
He lobotomised me with that clever thumb of his.