The Silver Metal Lover Author:Tanith Lee "Mother, I am in love with a robot. — No. She isn't going to like that. — Mother, I am in love. — Are you, darling? — Oh yes, Mother, yes I am. His hair is auburn, and his eyes are very large. Like amber. And his skin is silver. — Silence. — Mother, I'm in love. — With whom, dear? — His name is Silver. — How metallic. — Yes. It stands for Silver Ionized L... more »ocomotive Verisimulated Electronic Robot.