"She won't known I'm gone. I'll be back in a month and no one the wiser, expect you."
Braling and Smith take a walk one evening,talking calmly.They were both about thirty-five,both eminently sober "But why so early?" said Smith.Because,"said Braiing
Braling reveals to Smith that he has been using a robot duplicate of himself, Braling Two, to fulfill his obligations as a husband while he pursues his personal interests
His wife is completely unaware of the duplication. He plans to visit Rio de Janeiro for a month while his robot covers for him at home.
Smith hesitated and then leaned forward to place his head against the uncomplaining ribs TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK. "Oh no!It can't be!" "It is." "Let me Listen again."TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK-TICK
THE HATE U GIVE
Braling went down to the cellar and took Braling two out of his box and sent him back up to sit with my wife while "I came on out to see you,Smith."
When Braling tries to return home and hide Braling Two, the robot resists him, expressing a love for his wife. Realizing that the duplicate is trying to replace him, Braling panics. The story ends in the Bralings' bedroom with "someone" kissing Mrs. Braling affectionately.
"she put hand on her cheek. Someone just kissed it. She shivered and looked up"