The Adventures of Tom3-S(tm), On Returning Home.
Then, when Tom3-S™ had had all the adventures the world could offer, he decided to come home as promised.
His Father who, oh so many years ago, had charged him until he was bright eyed and ready to fly the nest, was sure to greet him with the same munificent joy that always accompanied the happy inventor at work. They had so much to discuss, so many photos to paw over, tapes to play, memories to download, that the now worldly Tom3-S™ was quite overly excited as he rolled off the escalator at the local train station. And oh! So much had changed! He remembered how proud Father had been when he downloaded his first data, rolled his first meters, said his first words. How patient Father had been when he had cried all night, when instead of turning down the volume, he had sat with him tinkering until all was better. How accepting he had been when he brought the beautiful 3lle.1s home to meet the inventor for the first time. And how Tom3-S™ worried that his father would not