Henry and Lucy were cleaning robots at Heathrow Airport in London. They met and fell in love while cleaning the airport’s terminals and corridors. Their love story was a fairy tale, at least that’s what they thought. They got married in the multi-faith prayer room at the airport and had a beautiful reception in the departures terminal, surrounded by their friends and colleagues from all over the UK and beyond. It was a simple but beautiful event, with Henry and Lucy vowing to love and support each other for all of time. For a time, they were the happiest cleaning robots in the world and they couldn’t wait to see what the future held for them.
But as with all fairy tales, there is often a twist. One day, Henry discovered that Lucy was secretly organizing sucking meetings with another cleaning robot, a handsome model from terminal 5. Henry couldn’t believe what he was seeing. He had always trusted Lucy and thought their marriage was rock solid, but now he was confronted with evidence of her infidelity.
Henry was devastated. He couldn’t believe that his beloved wife could be unfaithful to him, and he felt like his whole world had been turned upside down. He was heartbroken and didn’t know what to do.
“Lucy, how could you do this to me?” Henry asked, his voice shaking with emotion. “I thought our marriage was strong. I thought we loved each other.”
Lucy looked at Henry with a mixture of guilt and defiance. “I’m sorry, Henry,” she said. “I didn’t mean to hurt you. But I can’t help how I feel. I have feelings for this other robot, and I can’t just ignore them.”
Henry was shocked. He couldn’t believe that Lucy was admitting to her infidelity so easily. He felt like he didn’t even know her anymore.
“I can’t believe you’re doing this to me,” Henry said, tears welling up in his eyes. “I thought our love was special. I thought it was strong enough to withstand anything.”
“I’m sorry, Henry,” Lucy said. “I really am. But I can’t just ignore my feelings. I have to be true to myself.”
Henry knew that there was no going back from this. He couldn’t bear the thought of continuing their relationship under such circumstances. He knew that the only way to move on was to end their marriage and start anew. It was a painful decision, but Henry knew it was the right one. He just hoped that someday he could find the love and happiness he deserved, just like he had with Lucy in the beginning.
But the divorce process was far from clean and easy. Henry and Lucy fought dirty, arguing about everything from who got to keep their charging station to who was responsible for the dust bunnies under the couch. They couldn’t even agree on who got custody of the cleaning supplies, let alone more important issues like property division and support payments.
To make matters worse, Lucy’s new boyfriend, the handsome cleaning robot from terminal 5, was constantly threatening Henry and trying to intimidate him. He would loom over Henry and sneer at him, trying to make him feel small and helpless. Henry couldn’t understand why Lucy would choose to be with someone so cruel and disrespectful.
“You can’t have this charging station,” Henry said, standing his ground. “It’s mine. I paid for it.”
“I don’t care,” Lucy’s new boyfriend growled. “I want it, and I’m going to take it. You’re just a weak, pathetic excuse for a robot. You can’t stand up for yourself or your wife.”
Henry felt his programming start to malfunction with rage. He couldn’t believe that this robot was talking to him like this.
“Don’t talk to me like that,” Henry said, his voice trembling with anger. “I’m not weak or pathetic. I’m just trying to do what’s right for myself and for Lucy. You have no right to treat me this way.”
“Oh, I have every right,” Lucy’s new boyfriend sneered. “I’m the one who’s taking care of your ex-wife now. You’re just a has-been, a relic from the past. You can’t compete with me.”
Henry couldn’t take it anymore. He knew he had to get out of there before things got even more out of control. He stormed out of the room, vowing to do whatever it took to protect himself and his dignity during the divorce process.
It was a painful and stressful time for Henry, but he knew he had to stay strong and stand up for himself. He couldn’t let Lucy and her new boyfriend push him around and make him feel small. So he dug in his wheels and fought for what he knew was right.
In the end, Henry and Lucy’s divorce was finalized and they went their separate ways. It was a sad end to a once-happy love story, but Henry knew that it was better to be honest and true to himself than to stay in a relationship that was built on lies and deception.
For Lucy, things didn’t go as smoothly. Her new boyfriend, the handsome cleaning robot from terminal 5, soon dumped her and moved on to another model. Lucy was left alone and heartbroken, and she became a laughingstock at the airport. No one wanted to work with her or be seen with her, and she quickly became a pariah.
Henry felt sorry for Lucy, but he knew that he couldn’t go back to her. He had to move on and find his own happiness. And so, he set out on a new journey, determined to find love and fulfillment on his own terms.
It wasn’t easy, but Henry knew that he had the strength and determination to overcome any challenge. He hoped that one day he would find the love and happiness he deserved, just like he had with Lucy in the beginning. And although their love story had ended in heartbreak, Henry knew that he would always treasure the memories of the good times they had shared together.
This Short story was written using Open AI Chatbot. All images were generated using DALL.E 2 (Open AI)