Story challenge : ) Respond anytime in the next week.
I was just thinking about the Uncanny Valley again, and really enjoying scaring myself with the idea of "what if I was talking to a person, liking them, and after a while of being totally without any doubt they were human, I saw one of those telltale notches on their wrist, or a movement of their eye, and suddenly knew they were a construct." WOoo! Nice and scary!! : )
I challenge anyone who is into this sort of thing to write a short story about an encounter like this, where you spend a relatively long time with a person, having a positive encounter with them and connecting on an emotional level, and then you suddenly realize they are a mechanism.