Renton, Patented Robot Butler by JY Saville
1:44 PM | Author: Glen Binger
Renton, Patented Robot Butler by JY Saville

The 'robot butler' was a box on wheels, a painted bow-tie on its metal side. It lacked the ability to mix a decent cocktail and could only announce a knock at the door, leaving someone else to answer it. Martha wished she wasn't such a sucker for slick marketing campaigns.

Trained as a theoretical physicist, JY Saville writes mainly short fiction, mainly in the genre loosely termed speculative. Her speculative work has been published at, among other places, 365tomorrows, Silver Blade and Everyday Weirdness; more mainstream work has appeared at PicFic, Short, Fast and Deadly and Every Day Fiction. She blogs at
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