Becoming the Cyborg by Steven Hill
Approx. 5,600 words.
Published on June 19, 2012.
Marshall Aram is dying, his old body slowly falling apart. His immense wealth, however, gives him the opportunity to beat back the cold fingers of death slowly encircling him by replacing his failing limbs and organs with robotic components. Piece by piece, Marshall becomes something neither man nor machine. Where will it stop?