Alliance (Isaac Asimov's Robot City : Robots and Aliens, No. by Jerry Oltion

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Lucius removed his hand and the two streams met headon again, the point of contact slowly climbing back up to the center. “Interesting,” he said. “I call it ‘Negative Feedback,’ “ Derec replied. Unable to resist a little dig, he added, “It’s a useful principle. ” If Lucius understood his implication, he gave no sign of it. “I will,” he promised. Ariel walked on past them, through a massive simulated-wood double door and into the apartment itself. It was a palace. The living room took up one whole quarter of the floor, its glass walls on two sides affording a view of half the city stretching out to the horizon.

In a way, his and Lucius’s past—and Adam’s and Eve’s as well—were very similar. The robots had been planted on three different worlds with nothing more than their basic programming and inherent abilities. It had been up to them to discover their purpose in life, if life is what you wanted to call robot existence. Similarly, Derec had awakened in a spaceship’s survival pod on an ice asteroid, without even the memory of his own name. “Derec” was the name on his spacesuit, a name he had kept even after finding that it was the name of the suit’s manufacturer.

It was obvious that the two beams followed exactly the same trajectory, and could meet anywhere along their paths. Lucius removed his hand and the two streams met headon again, the point of contact slowly climbing back up to the center. “Interesting,” he said. “I call it ‘Negative Feedback,’ “ Derec replied. Unable to resist a little dig, he added, “It’s a useful principle. ” If Lucius understood his implication, he gave no sign of it. “I will,” he promised. Ariel walked on past them, through a massive simulated-wood double door and into the apartment itself.

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