Unwise Child


Read by Mark Nelson

(4.5 stars; 150 reviews)

When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda Crannon, a child psychologist acting as Snookums’ nursemaid, agree to set up Operation Brainchild, a plan to transport the robot to a far distant planet. But the space ship becomes the scene of some frightening events--the medical officer is murdered, and Snookums appears to be the culprit… - Summary by Mark Nelson

(5 hr 53 min)

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Reviews

The fix uncovered

(4.5 stars)

The story was very well written. Certain turns of phrase, had me raucously laughing to myself; like the mustache/eyebrow comment, or the hidden body one, & especially the penguin-eese one. However, the fix I'm gonna mention is hindsight /computer-age knowledge: Partitioning. As with most humans, when it comes to religion & logic, they partition their brain, and admit religious dogma when it suits the situation &/or covers their lack of knowledge &/or malaise towards the effort of thinking. The robot could have been taught this before rampancy occurred.

iRobot like gem

(5 stars)

Another fantastic reading by Mark. Very interesting story that feels like it could have been a lost iRobot-ish Asimov story. It starts out in a very cyberpunk style. I was actually very excited about this but it then mutates into a different sort of story. Some nice concepts. I can't really give the best bit away but it's a very interesting concept to include in a robot story.

(5 stars)

A very good book I enjoyed the entire book that Mark Nelson read. Marc Nelson is a very good narrator and that he brings good life to the story. He is one of my favorite narrators I like to listen to.

excellent!

(5 stars)

neat story! I will definitely look for more from this author. Favorite quote, "[he] is a chromatically bc variant equine indeed."

The Unwise Child.

(5 stars)

One of the best narrator's I've ever heard. It would be great if he'd do some westerns!

Unwise Child

(5 stars)

Great read. Fun story and interesting plot line with good twists. Most enjoyed. Thanks!

(5 stars)

Wonderful story that kept me guessing and intrigued. The narrator is very very good. Thanks.

Good AI story

(5 stars)

Really enjoyed this story. Lots of intrigue. Mark always reads wells