STORIES | Introducing my favorite robots in fiction

STORIES | Introducing my favorite robots in fiction

What are cute machines?

Okay, I think between the illustration and title of this post you can figure out what cute machines are, but as I used the website TV Tropes as inspiration when searching for what type of characters I’d like to feature, I feel it’s only appropriate I use their description. According to TV Tropes, this is what can be expected when it comes to cute machines:

Sometimes, a robotic character, despite its composition of hard circuits and cold metal, completely melts your heart. Often just as lovable as their flesh and blood counterparts, these little guys/gals steal the show and the audience’s affection.

That’s right, cute machines are… cute machines.

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STORIES | The trees are alive! My favorite trees in fiction.

STORIES | The trees are alive! My favorite trees in fiction.

When it comes to my stories posts, I’ve decided reviews and recommendations are not enough. I also want to talk a little more generally about the overarching things that pull me into stories, whether that be themes, characters, genres, tropes, etc. Reading about specific books or shows is nice, but sometimes it’s easier to interact with a post if it touches on broader themes (and I’m all about interaction here).

To start off, today I wanted to highlight one of my favorite types of characters in fiction: tree people!

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