Time travel glitch

He ran fast, faster even than light, so fast that he found himself back in time. He had reached a point just before his childhood. He quickened his pace, eager to blaze through his infancy and get back to that much cherished phase of life – childhood. Only when he reached the day of his birth did he realize his fallacy.

As an infant, he would have to crawl, before he could even walk. Running faster than light? Balls!

The first pet

“Jeff, we should buy you a pet,” Rhea said.

“But Mama,” Jeff clutched the metal figure of a puppy. “I already have a pet.”

The pet-bot pressed its muzzle against Jeff’s arm. As it let out a shrill electronic whimper, a tear drop rolled down from its eye.

“Woofer’s the best pet in the world.”