Through the lacking ability to speak without a radio, I got used to keep silent if it was not necessary to communicate with others. Once I was built in the year 2600 after japanese chronology, I was, by the standards of the time, up to date to the newest technology. To be without a voice was normal, for I could have talked with my radio to comrades If I needed to.
Then, my successor gained this ability.
And though I didn’t want to, I got envious.
I have never been good with words.
And it never would have been so.
Until that moment, it had been sufficiend to communicate with gestures. And though my comrades did understand me, it wasn’t fullfilling, since my younger followers joined our ranks. I tried to keep up with them.
“Why can’t talk without your radio, Zero?”
I did not know the answer. Why did they not just install this ability afterwards, since they had got the knowlegde how to do it? I could speak with my radio, if I wanted to. Nevertheless I kept hi