Description: The Odyssey is drawn off course and Shirka does not respond to Ulysses. They go to the planet of the machines which is ruled by Cortex, a tyrannical computer. Nanette, a female robot falls in love with Nono and helps them. The Odyssey is drawn off course and Shirka refuses to obey Ulysses' commands stating that "machines only obey machines". Shirka flies the ship to the planet of machines where the ruler of the planet, Cortex, says he wants the Odyssey. The robot inhabitants begin stripping the Odyssey of its robotic components - including Nono. Nono meets, and falls in love with, a golden, female version of himself called Nanette. Ulysses and the children are imprisoned by Cortex - who Nanette says she and the other robots must keep functioning or the consequences will be disastrous. Nono rescues his friends and they go to find the giant computer - Cortex. As they do so they can see that the robots are still dismantling the Odyssey. Can Ulysses and Nono defeat Cortex before the central iris of the Odyssey is removed?