When I Was A Kid I Built A Robot

Photo: Siyan Ren

When I was a kid, I built a robot. But all it ever did was flap its arms and shout, “Danger, warning, warning, danger!” I guess I should have built a laser cannon into it. Or the ability to create a protective force field. But I was a kid and didn’t realize my neighborhood was so dangerous!

Then my Mom got tired of it breaking lamps with its floppy arms, so I traded it for a time tunnel. Which was way more fun. Except when I landed in the middle of a battlefield during the Civil War. Which made me wish I had a robot with a laser cannon or a protective force field.