Escape!" is a science fiction short story by American writer Isaac Asimov. It was first published Science Fiction and reprinted as " Escape!" (Asimov's choice of title) in the collections I, Robot () and The Complete Robot (). Followed by : " Evidence ". I, Robot - part 8: Escape. In this story we see the return of Donovan and Powell, reflecting the core cast of characters that Asimov has built up. I, Robot by Isaac Asimov - Chapter 7, Escape! summary and analysis. Although maybe it would involve singing Gilbert and Sullivan, like Speedy in "Runaround. Order our I, Robot Study Guide. At a meeting with the head of US Robots, Dr. Right now no is in their house. During the procedures of building the ship, The Brain malfunctioned, and became a practical joker.