The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Posted on | August 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty

The right eye looked outside of the perimeter. The neural coupler beneath the feathers picked up the signal and transmitted it back to the FOB control center.

A blip appeared. The bird shifted its head to view with the other eye. AI in the FOB effortlessly integrated the new picture, along with that of other sensor birds.

A drone. It passed for a bird at a glance, but its flight pattern was too erratic, even with the latest enemy AI. More coming with the dawn, sun to their backs.
The AI suggested it, but his finger already stabbed the alarm.

via Darleen


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