Published: December 20, 2013.
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In the futuristic world of 2171 the Heavens can no longer wait to bring the apocalypse. The union of a skeptic human, a former fallen angel, and a peculiar genie must save humanity from the epic battle. This dubious trio is caught between warmongering-cloaked angels determined to deceive them and an earthly civilization that has lost its faith in the existence of anything divine.
When robots rise in popularity, they become more and more advanced until they rival humans. They compete for human jobs and fight for a human vote. This sci-fi short explores how far specialized robots can go when they are given a mind of their own.
Social values tell us it's more important to be useful than it is to be ourselves. If we decide that our priority is being who we are, does it mean we'll be at odds with society? Not necessarily. 'The Willing Misfit' asserts that we can express our true selves and yet lead a healthy, satisfying life alongside our social compatriots.