Science Fiction & Fantasy

REENTRY by Peter Cawdron

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Illustrated by by Paige Braddock (color by Jose Mari Flores)

Science Fiction

Emergency Repair

I work the tip of a flathead screwdriver into the barely visible notch along the sternum and pry up the aluminum polymer casing covering the android’s chest. My fingers burn when they make contact with the exposed skeletal components — no time to let it cool down.