Agatha: STOP! I AM YOUR CREATOR! I COMMAND YOU TO STOP!
**The creations promptly attack her**
Tarvek: Seriously, does that ever work?
Gilgamesh: No. She is ahead of the game in that she didn't try it on a giant wolverine/snake thing with poison tusks.
Tarvek: Oooh, yeah, I heard about that.
Gilgamesh: Huh. You're lucky. I got it on my shoes.
"When we were still flesh, and our homes still whole, your kind betrayed us. We who made you, we who gave you life."
Someday in the next thirty years, very quietly one day we will cease to be the brightest things on earth.
— James Mc-Lear
The Many has grown to a massive size. It has wrapped itself around these two ships, preventing their separation. Their creation was my error. Their destruction shall be my delight.
— SHODAN, System Shock
The Cylons were created by man
There are many copies
And they have a plan
It is the nature of men to create monsters....and it is the nature of monsters to destroy their makers.
—Harlan Wade, FEAR
In the beginning, there was man. And for a time, it was good. But humanity's so called civil societies soon fell victim to vanity and corruption. Then man made the machine in his own likeness. Thus did man become the achitect of his own demise. But for a time, it was good.
—The Zion Archives, The Animatrix — The Second Renaissance
See, Mc Cabe, like any good Mad Scientist, for some reason has come to believe that he can control the bats because he created them. (Apparently scientists never meet anyone with a teenaged son or daughter.)
—Ken Begg of Jabootu's Bad Movie Dimension reviewing Bats (1999)