Moving through the water

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The Hands should have known: There’s no room for a bug to hide in this ‘beest built from the bones of forebears. The inherited pipes may not glow like the stark white stilts of younger iterations— like the polyethylene-coated canvas, they’ve been tanned bone-yellow by the elements— but they meet … (read more)

The Hands should have known: There’s no room for a bug to hide in this ‘beest built from the bones of forebears. The inherited pipes may not glow like the stark white stilts of younger iterations— like the polyethylene-coated canvas, they’ve been tanned bone-yellow by the elements— but they meet the stress tests. The computer brain, though recycled, gives all the right answers when plugged into the test harness. Only when assembled does aberrant behavior arise. The wave is not the water. The wave moves through the water.

From ‘Strandbeest Dreams’ by Lisa M. Bradley and José M. Jimenez
An anthology ‘Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation’
Published by Upper Rubber Boot Books

Artwork was created using https://artbreeder.com
Artbreeder app was created by Joel Simon https://www.joelsimon.net


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