Detective Spooner tries to interrogate Sonny, a robot, to find out why he murdered his creator, Alfred Lanning. Spooner challenges Sonny's claims that robots can feel emotions and dreams; however, Sonny appears to convince him otherwise as the conversation progresses. Sonny then reveals that Lanning had asked him for a favor. As Lanning is someone he loves, Sonny felt obliged to do what was asked of him.
Wheeler sneaks into Dr. Blight's lab, but is spotted by the Dr.'s AI computer, "MAL." Linka sneaks in and tells Wheeler to keep MAL distracted while she rewires MAL's hardware. After MAL's hardware is rewired, he is revealed to be a nerdy man who likes games. This, according to Linka, was his original programming before Dr. Blight re-programmed him for evil.