The Tech Demo
- She is a linguistically gifted android, a masterpiece of engineering, and intended for... cooking? Babysitting? Sex? One explanation: there's a shortage of women, or adult women, and while men have figured out how to have children without women, an android who can replicate a woman and perform all of a woman's "functions" is valuable enough to cost thousands of dollars in the private sector.
- Adaptive AI on a scale that allows it to perform all the tasks required by this android inevitably comes with sentience. The whole back and forth between the operator and Kara happens with every android, it's just the most efficient way to keep them subservient.