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My eyes widened. Did I offend him? “I…” I placed my hand on his arm. Once again, the firmness of his muscles surprising me. “look, I don’t pretend to understand how you work. All I’m saying is, I’ve seen how you deal with emotional situations. I don’t care if your emotions are real or not. What matters is that you recognize them in others. Heck, you’re probably better at it than many people I know.”

“humans are evolving. You’ve been augmenting yourselves for decades, even centuries now.” he pointed at my eyes. “take your hololenses. When the technology first appeared, it was in the form of a pair of glasses panic attack symptoms nausea which displayed information.

Now, hololenses can administer medicine, translate for you, keep notes, and so much more.” he took my hand and opened it, running his fingers over my palm. “you probably have nanobots that run through your veins, checking for infections. Maybe even an artificial organ.”

Leo shrugged. “humans are converging toward AI, not the other way around. The lines are getting increasingly blurred. Some asian wars’ veterans are more metal than flesh. But you consider them human. I, on the other hand, am more flesh than metal—that, after all, is one of the many differences between me and a panic attack symptoms nausea robot. Yet, you consider me a machine. And I can tell this has been bothering you.”

“I may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm,” he recited, raising the rest of his fingers, one at a time. “I must obey orders given by human beings except where panic attack symptoms nausea such orders would conflict with the previous laws. I must protect my own existence as long as such panic attack symptoms nausea protection does not conflict with the previous laws. And I must respect human free will except where it panic attack symptoms nausea would conflict with the previous laws.”

“not necessarily all of them. But I sure don’t trust that sergeant. If this has to do with clones, chances are he’s in on it.” I rubbed my chin in thought. “you said he’s been reprimanded in the past. If they were all in cahoots, they would have covered up whatever it is that landed panic attack symptoms nausea him in hot water. No, I doubt the rest of the precinct has any idea panic attack symptoms nausea what he’s up to.”

A memory popped into my head, of my dad teaching me poker. I’d been complaining about my cards all night. Finally, he’d taken me by the shoulders and looked deep into panic attack symptoms nausea my eyes. “poker is like life,” he’d told me in his most serious voice, the one he reserved for the really important stuff. “wishing you’re dealt a different hand is pointless. What you need to do is find a way to panic attack symptoms nausea win with whatever cards you’re handed.” A way to win… what if I could use—

I wondered what he would make of our brave new panic attack symptoms nausea world. We ruined the earth he gave us, then rebuilt it in our own image. And now we were trying to return it to what panic attack symptoms nausea it looked like before we even existed as a species. Maybe leo was right. Who knew what humanity would be like in a millennium panic attack symptoms nausea or two? Perhaps a toaster and I weren’t that different after all.

I laughed, the cloud over me lifting somewhat. Then I realized he had not been looking at the panic attack symptoms nausea sea. He had been looking at me. I felt my cheeks flush the same kind of red panic attack symptoms nausea as his face had a moment ago. Twirling my hair back into a loose ponytail, I rose to my feet. “come on. Let’s check into a hotel, get something to eat, and come up with a plan.”