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AIMii is a state-of-the-art robot caregiver, ready for any medical emergency. So when Lucee, her charge, succumbs to a terminal illness, AIMii is sent to find a cure. But as the AI struggles to complete her mission, she learns what it means to be a little girl’s best friend.

Based on today’s leading-edge medical technology, this work of science fiction explores super-silencers and exciting new treatments for brain disorders and dysfunctions. The Color of Silence was originally included in the Tides of Possibility Science-Fiction Anthology and was lauded as “compassionate” and “engaging."

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The Color of Silence

With loving dedication to the ONE who gives the words...

Let the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in Your sight,

O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 NASB


Other works by Mandy Broughton

Short Story Anthologies

The Color of Silence is one of thirty sci-fi short stories published in the

Tides of Possibility Science Fiction Anthology. Mandy Broughton’s other short story, The Collector, can also be found there. Want some good sci-fi? Check out some of the other short stories in Tides of Possibility.


Tides of Impossibility Fantasy Anthology (Coming May, 2015)

Mandy Broughton’s short, Death Hires a Stylist, will also be included in this fantasy collection.


Adult Books by Mandy Broughton

The Cat’s Last Meow (A Cozy Mystery)

Vicious - A Quincey Morris Thriller (coming 2015)


Children’s books by Mandy Broughton

Cream Cape and the Case of the Missing Hamster: #1

The Case of the Flying Saucer: #2

The Case of the Blue-Hair Heist: #3


Copyright © 2012 Mandy Broughton

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used, reproduced, or stored electronically without the written permission of the publisher. Exception is made for brief quotations.

Cypress Professional Group, P.L.L.C.

P.O. Box 41186

Houston, TX 77241-1186


This is a work of fiction, however, the medical technology found in this story, super-silencers, is on the leading edge of exciting new treatments in brain disorders and dysfunction.


The Color of Silence

A Science Fiction Short Story

By Mandy Broughton



Mandy Broughton

Dr. Goldoro leaned over the hospital bed. She’ll be dead in a week. That is, if nothing else is done.

AIMii closed her eyes. The AI longed to block out the conversation but couldn’t. As protector and helper to the family, she stood sentinel until needed. But this old threat was not one she could defeat with strength.

Lucee slept. Her mother petted her hand,