Developed in order to serve their creators, these mechanical wonders were thought to be an ultimate solution to the problems faced by the patrons of the universe. Totally autonomous, drones could act, enforce, replicate and repair one another all on their own, wholly lacking the necessity for external input. It seemed that drones had finally overcome the increasingly sophisticated obstacles of manned machines, and even the now archaic limitations of cellular organisms. It was soon to be learned however, that drones are not without their own flaws. Having been rushed carelessly into mass production, the results weren't always as their architects had envisioned; in fact sometimes the consequences were quite grim.