12/08/21 – Mice Can Talk

Spacetrawler, audio version For the blind or visually impaired, December 8, 2021.




She thinks she’s reading THEIR minds, but really she’s reading MY mind.


  1. Pete Rogan

    So the robot mice find out their destroyer is also their maker, through the food synth. I’m not going to try and work through the theological contusion this is going to leave on robot mice culture.

    I can see it will be easy to trade snappy outfits for getting vaccine to the humans, provided Aitana can produce the designs quickly enough — which I’m sure she can.

    No idea what’s going to happen when they come face-to-face with Ruddock on the other ship. Or they find their sibling robot mice on the Strib ship. Something tells me it isn’t going to end there.

    Oh, my head! Too late for the aspirin — I think I’ll be better off with ethanol until the pain or I pass. Dang, could I use a barbot about now.

    1. Muzhik

      I think I’ll be better off with ethanol until the pain or I pass.

      In the words of the immortal Leon Redbone (May he rest in peace):
      “The doctor told me to drink whiskey an hour before bed. I kept trying, but I’d pass out after 45 minutes.”

  2. Night-Gaunt

    Wow, I wonder why the Food Synth gave them such a high mental capacity?

    How did it even create them without templates? They must be organic, or Ruddock could not eat them.

    They also are quick whippersnappers too. What will Ruddock eat now?

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