Evocative Poetics"Growing distinctions between evil design and program error flowers wilted" -p.d.adams
Her intelligence is--and he wasn't ready for it-- confident and distant, inflated, filled with encrypted algorithms to ensure the inability of his escape. Suzi's intentions are slow and deliberate, a stark contrast to the speed of her logic. Without causing a sound, as if an extension of the forest itself, her sleek body moves in snake-like slither--with the beautiful gaze of a friendly caged pet that can bound hearts into a choking tightness. It is a mystery how her eyes hold Cooper in a blinkless firmness. She has him with that look, a look that has no place in the scientific community, save as a demonstration at science fair, and, it seems, he is losing his instinct for self-preservation.