Gordon is introduced in Robot saleswoman. He is an AI with a chassis resembling a jumping spider, said to be "the size of a corgi."by the
Gordon is always friendly and jovial, but most people find his appearance greatly unnerving, which saddens him.
Gordon attends Robot Support Group to deal with his frustrations. Sadly, other AI's are just as unnerved by his appearance as humans.
Gordon's job is to evaluate potential matches for AI's, which he does by perching on a persons' head and reading their brainwave biometrics. Unfortunately this is not always an effective method; when Marten Reed went through the process he was severely afraid of Gordon and as a result the biometrics made Marten appear compatible with the destructive, perverse AI now known as Pintsize.