Our favorite human made a quick sketch during his lunch break. He says it was inspired by the illustrative style of Moebius. He also wanted to take a break from Inktober and try out his new Platinum Preppy fountain pen. He rather liked it as a drawing instrument.
The Memory Core was a necessarily important place. Maybe even sacred. Without memory, without history, without a way to recount what had come before then what good was anything else? What good is a building without a foundation? It was for this reason that taking turns guarding the site against mishap was considered an important civic duty.
Slogging through the dunes was a cruel undertaking; the heat caused viscosity breakdown of joint lubricants which in turn increased weeping of seals which finally attracted half the sand in the desert. (This last detail in its retelling of its journey, an attempt by the robot at human-type exaggeration.)
“The human Carl Sagan wrote that we are a way for the universe to know itself. I like to imagine myself floating in space, considering a distant star. We are both made of the same chemical elements; we are both different expressions of the same idea.”