Writers of the Future XXVI
Aboard The Moment of Clarity, Aaron Tanaka evaluates the android who’s studied biology and philosophy and is being a bit too independent of a thinker. Aaron is about execute it when breaks out of its confinement, kidnaps Aaron, and boards an escape pod where they discuss sentience and watch The Moment of Clarity blow up. The android gets the last laugh, and Aaron is forced to reconsider his position.
Clever. If it hasn’t been done before, it’s one for the books.