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Small Bites - Clockwork Part 3Small Bites Clockwork - Part 3 Copyright © 2009 Stephen WinterfloodThe sisters stood looking at the humanoid machine that waited in the doorway, with amazement. They had seen automatons and other strange mechanical devices before, but never something of this complexity. Creations like this didnt exist in reality; no one had the ability to make something like that, something that was surely only a flight of fantasy. But then many didnt believe their kind was real either, but here they stood confronted by a similarly fantastic creature.The mechanical man slowly moved one of its copper arms, to gesture them for them to enter, as pistons pumped within, releasing a puff of steam from his shoulders.I guess it wants us to enter, said Orchid, shrugging and moving towards the doorway, now that her gaze was broken by the automatons action.Not very talkative, is he, said Jasmine, following her sister into the mansion. I do ho