It was terrible. Cold blooded and calculated. The world stood shocked into silence. Then came the furor. When the reason he’d done it became known. Everybody reasoned, would I not have reacted just the same? Now at the hall of justice he awaited verdict. The legal team had poured over the case for weeks. Hundreds of them. Studying the law. The case history. Histories of other cases like this one. Thoroughly. Meticulously. Flawlessly. And time stood still. As they waited for judgment to be pronounced. Because the robots could only facilitate justice, it took a human to pass judgment.