The artwork considers the way drones have infiltrated our lives as toys, weapons, spooky friends, accomplices, listeners, watchers, and enemies. Viegener’s drone poem was written in 2013 through a cell phone, an implicit, “friendly” drone. The poem alternates between playful and grave, revealing the haunting and inevitable presence of drones in our lives. Mann’s animation translates a typical day of drone activity, from afternoon, to evening, to stormy morning. The animation shows drones in their natural habitat, highlighting their unique flying abilities, unmatched maneuverability, and deadly accuracy.