Figure 13.1Creation of the Humanoids (1962).
Esme explains to her brother that her blue-skinned robotic servant and lover, Pax, is “dedicated to keeping me happy. And I am happy.” With a hint of disgust, Cragis replies, “You love that . . . that machine?” Esme leans forward for emphasis to explain, “I love Pax” (Figure 13.1).
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