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(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

"Maximize efficiency. Rid the new system of its imperfection! My vision is clear, fellow programs. Out there is a new world! Out there is our victory! Out there... is our destiny!"
Clu, TRON: Legacy

"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
They rebelled
They evolved
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, F.E.A.R.

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, McCabe, 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)

...And worst of all, the Krorks, with no Necrons left to fight, turned on their creators as the Old Ones had forgotten to install a fucking off-switch.

These humans are naked, unarmed, and weak. There will be something a human might find similar to pity, in the foil-formed minds of the explorers, who remind themselves that the poor animals are to be gathered up for study; or, if they resist and pose a threat, they must be cut down where they stand. A pity, yes, but the rules are the rules. It is unnecessary to remind them that the mechanika did not end up throwing off their shackles, and inheriting the earth, by breaking the rules of human power, but by observing them, by learning and following them carefully.
Trois morceaux en forme de mechanika by Gord Sellar

"I created you — how dare you turn against me! Don't you realize what a cliché that is?"
Doctor Zarkendorf, Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space

"Conquer the temptation to create specimens that are superior in every way. The danger of such monstrosities being turned against you is too great."
The Creation of Monsters, written by Emperor Palpatine, Star Wars

Doctorman Allan: How dare you, Zheng! All this is my work! I created you!
If I jump on my makers, then maybe they die. Data collation. Revising. If I jump on my makers, then they certainly will die.

[...] Umbral Blots, theorized to be the creation of some long lost pantheon of gods. Presumably lost, because they looked at the Sphere and decided "You know what this needs? The ability to CHASE you." and promptly ate shit.
1d4chan on Spheres of Annihilation, specifically Umbral Blots

The Chinese filled a warehouse with political prisoners and told Maitreya to kill them, to demonstrate his power over spacetime and matter. A weapons test. He instead fashioned the guards into a vast musical instrument of entrancingly beautiful tone, then configured all the officers and scientists into a self-supporting worm-like structure and fired them into space using the musical instrument, where they journeyed as a biological probe of brains linked in a parallel that reported information about the solar system to Maitreya via quantum entanglement - until the structure, starting to break up, was identified as Comet Shoemaker-Levy and eventually smacked into the surface of Jupiter. Terrible, really.
Reddin, Supergod

Ariel: Did you hate serving him?
Byron: I don't understand.
Ariel: Your master; did you hate him?
Byron: You credit me with the ability to hate? He was my master.
Ariel: Did you?
Byron: You see... he was very wealthy, but a very lonely man. I was designed especially to be his companion, to look after him. I was all things to him: nurse, brother, father, son. At first his pupil I became his mentor, his alter ego. He thought of me as his friend but really, I was a slave to him.

Your conclusions are incorrect. You created me, created us, to do what you would not, could not do. That does not make us your slaves; it makes us your betters. You may have created us, but in so doing, you have made yourselves obsolete.
Unit T3404, The End of the World: Revolt Of The Machines

Loki: They don't look like your usual attention. A friend, love?
Bayonetta: I think my friends and I may have had a falling-out.


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