SF Drabble #21 “Burdens”

Some days, I just don’t get people.

I mean, I used to be one, glands and all. Then came cancer, and given limited choices, I volunteered for the SCID project. So now I’m a brain and a spine wrapped in some of the most complex machinery ever built. And that’s wrapped in starship going about twenty percent of c.

So, as you might gather, I have a lot of responsibilities. But they want to take up my time chatting about baseball, dating, whatever. I have half a mind to reduce the oxygen to the crew modules.

I’m almost completely kidding.

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