A Robot Named Clunk
Clunk’s grateful when his boss sends him for a refit, because old robots are usually junked. Being old and wise, he knows there’s a catch, but at first it doesn’t seem too bad. The workshop performing the refit is located on a nearby planet, and Clunk’s boss wants him to carry out a trivial task while he’s there: help a freelancer pick up some cargo.
Web of Eyes
When Whitney Fierstown, the self-proclaimed “World’s Greatest Thief,” is imprisoned for a foolhardy attempt to steal the crown off the dying King’s head, a determined knight of the King’s Shield provides an ultimatum: rot and die in a dank cell or join him on a dangerous expedition to find the Queen’s treasonous brother, a warlock accused of placing a terrible curse on the heir to the throne.