Dual had taught Maruyama everything about South and North Town, everything about every creature great and meek, everything the World of Puppets could offer. This stretched longer than anyone had expected, exactly three years of time. In that time, the professor worked on the cat-bear's cybernetics, improving his cognitive thought and motor skills, sharpening his senses to near animalistic states. They had bonded together, as father and son, and neither one hated the other.
Alright my boy, show me what you can do on the puppet line," the primate professor smiled, hands behind his back. The four-year-old puppet robot gave his creator a shaky look, beginning to pull a few levers and press a few buttons. The machines began to move accordingly, him pulling away every so often.
"Professor.. Why do they make all this noise?" Bruin asked meekly, regaining control of a rather large lever and a small set of buttons, paw-like fi