They brought AAF-4712 to stand before the firing squad.
My fellow soldiers.
In an act of self-defense, it had sealed its fate.
It makes no sense to execute an artificial life form;
(but they knew what they were doing: setting an example.)
When asked for a statement it simply said, “please don’t do this.”
They have no idea.
The last thing it uploaded before its brain shattered was video of the first shot fired.