In the not too distant future, the world is ruled by two superpowers. Both sides keep the peace by relying on smart machines that have changed the face of warfare. Intelligent and efficient, they have surpassed their handlers in every way, except in terms of freewill. But as a potentially fatal crisis looms, how will the machines react? Will they continue to obey their handlers, or disobey a few humans to save humanity?
“Good morning children!” Doctor Xavier Garcia said, addressing the room of assembled children before him. “And welcome to the Lockland Mariner munitions facility. Today we have a full tour prepared for you. I hope you will all enjoy it as much as we enjoy working here.”
In front of a mass of children, all aged eight and nine, a lone female teacher stood and tried to keep order. All of them were extremely ex...