The Orb hung over the rains-shrouded city like a giant mechanical eyeball. But it was blind. I thought as I raced through the city, balancing an industrial power cable in one hand and an umbrella in the other.
Finally, I reached the power station and plugged it in. I heard a distant whoosh as the Orb came back online from emergency power-saving mode.
“Is that better? I asked via my communicator.
“Yes, thank you,” the Orb’s A.I. replied.
Outside, rings of orange light limned the Orb’s single entry hatch. It was such an eyeball.
“What are friends for?” I said.

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