This week's writing prompt confronts us with a hooded figure who pairs robes with wires. Is this a monk? A priest? A guru? An oracle? Tell us your story of this shadowy being and their apparent supplicant.

The Confession to the Machine is by artist Ruslan Kadiev, via r/ImaginaryTechnology. As always, we invite you to write a short story inspired by this image and post it in the comments.