#30 - Sacrifice

“Allow me to demonstrate, sir.” René pressed one of the controls on the glass induction hob and stepped back. With a whirring sound, part of the ceiling retracted and a large pair of mechanical arms dropped down.

“Jesus,” Brian said, leaping backwards. “What the hell is that?

A standalone science-fiction story about The Kitchen Of The Future! Inspired by the real-life version of this, which can be found here.

Usually I can't make anything 'nice'; my first idea was, of course, about the owner getting cooked and eaten. This ended up being much more tragic!

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