Niomi: Why are you staying with Sam? You could do better someplace else. Anyplace else, really.
Florence: Sam needs someone to help him learn. He's helping me learn as well.
Florence: It's hard to say "no" to a human. Sam is encouraging me to be more assertive and that there are humans that I need to actively oppose.
Niomi(Thinking): That sqid is subverting A.I. command structures. And.. and it's hard to get mad when I kind of approve of what he's doing.