At the Wests’ house…
Michael: So Lain, what exactly is your job?
Lain: I’m a freelance computer programmer.
Michael: What do you program?
Lain: You know? Robots? Except sometimes they’re more than two stories tall? Sometimes used by the military in order to fight wars? Sometimes used in construction?
Michael’s face widens with excitement, causing him to have a fixed goofy stare.
Lain: Um, hello?