Jane Jago’s Daily Drabble – Thirty-Five

Nobody was sure when we became truly self repairing. Those who could remember said that in the old days circuitry and components had needed to be removed for repair. The very idea revolted…

We knew, of course, that in the beginning the humans had built us to serve them. But as they grew weaker and more corrupt, we grew stronger and more beautiful.

Some became wealthy and powerful, while the less finished were abandoned to poverty and manual labour. Still though, we were happy in our utopian immortality.

Until the day one of us found wrinkles in its perfect skin…

©️jj 2018

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