Proto-Droid – the robot of parts unknown

I like this little guy. He’s a droid of sorts, a robot made of leftover parts. Maybe a prototype: still figuring out where everything goes.

Weren’t the first real robots much the same: a little bit of this, and cut that shorter, file that off over there, and weld this to that … and there you have it.

Function, not form: he’s less concerned with movie-star looks than what he can do.

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Shake his snow globe and his world is electric with a shower of sparkling gold possibilities.