To prepare for my next video game review I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream since it's October, I decided to read the original Harlan Ellison short story. Is it just me or does the book suck? The torture that happens seems a bit silly, and the characters aren't developed at all which doesn't show the motivation given by the supercomputer. I also noticed that a supercomputer is full of emotion which is silly because the government would never give emotion to artificial intelligence. Especially one ran by the military.
I do have a question about one excerpt which I am curious to see what the interpretation of it is. I'll spoiler it: