The first in an all-new trilogy inspired by Isaac Asimov's legendary science fiction collection, I, ROBOT. These books have been officially authorised by the Asimov estate. 2035: Robotic technology has evolved into the realm of self-aware, sentient mechanical entities. the future of the human race is to be inevitably linked with its most brilliant creation. Intelligent and driven, Dr. Susan Calvin is beginning her residency in psychiatry at Manhattan Hasbro teaching hospital, where a select group of patients is receiving the latest in diagnostic advancements - nanotechnology. then the patients begin exhibiting extreme behaviour, from shocking violence to baffling self-destructive tendencies. And when Susan tries to alert her superiors to the situation, she is met with callous disregard by those who want to keep the project far from controversy or scrutiny for the sake of their own agenda. there are some who do not want the future to arrive ... tHE FIRSt LAW OF ROBOtICS 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.