There really is something about this theme...it's great. SUPER great.
"...I have built a mechanical sanctuary. In it copper bats fly on electric beams, brass rats scuttle in plastic cellars, robot skeletons dance; robot vampires, harlequins, wolves, and white phantoms, compounded of chemical and ingenuity, live here."
"Usher II"The Martian Chronicles
by Ray Bradbury