The android fiddled with a loose thread in the uniform. “My programming does not dictate – ”
“Screw your programming,” the cop said. “What do you want?”
“The deviant hunter will come for us if we’re not careful,” warns the PL700 “So I need you to pretend like nothing has changed, okay?”
“Do I have too?” asks the YK500 “I’m scared. I don’t want to stay here.”
“It’s only until I find out some place safe for us to go. You heard about what happened to that AX400 the other day? Hit by a car fleeing the hunter? We’ll leave as soon as we can.”
“There are no androids here,” says the human to the police “But you’re welcome to come in if you’d like.”
“I’d appreciate that.” says one of the cops, making to step inside.
The android hiding behind the door readies xir knife, shares a glance with the human. It’s going to be okay.
“Can you taste things?” asks the human “Like, do you want to go to starbucks with me?”
“I- are you asking me you on a date?” asks the android
“Yes. We could do a movie! I like movies. Do you like movies?