The following page helps distinguish a Librion from similar creatures in speculative fiction works.

Has a Soul Body-Soul Dynamic Organic components Emotional complexity Overall humanity
Robot (basic) No N/A No Not usually very high Usually none
Robot (Isaac Asimov) Not usually None usually present No Not usually very high, though simulated humanity may vary Usually none
Sentient Robot (Iron Giant, WALL-E) Yes, via "Spark of Life" giving them one Behaves the same as if spirit and mechanical body were always meant to be one. No Varies, but may become increasingly human over time. Varies
Sentient Robot (The Love Bug, Transformers) Yes, spirits mystically bound to mechanical "lifeforms" by reasons other than egalitarian parity Behaves the same as if spirit and mechanical body were always meant to be one. Mechanical parts sometimes mimic organic life Close to full range of human emotions, with some limitations Quite human on the inside, just lacking a consistent exterior
Golem (Frankenstein) Questionable, but appears to be there Difficult to answer for certain. Parts are often not truly organic, but are almost never mechanical Close to full range of human emotions, though limited intelligence usually comes into play Often minimal
Librion (Stationery Voyagers) Yes, contained in an S-chip. May host the soul of anyone based on which cartridge is inserted into the "S-slot." Switching cartridges will cause the body to assume a new personality and essence, but the body will retain whatever memories were acquired by the previous host. Body and soul interact, but soul usually perceives itself to be trapped in a foreign body, leading to occasional identity issues. Original bodies were organic, new host bodies are entirely cybernetic-mechanical. Assumes full personality of host spirit, often with the side effect of cosmic dissonance that creates emotional problems. As human as they always were, minus an organic exterior. May suffer bouts of cosmic dissonance.
Replicant (Blade Runner) Very likely If they have a true soul, it interacts with them as if body and soul were always meant for each other. Difficult to tell which components of them are mechanical-androidal, and which are truly organic and the result of advanced genetic engineering. Have difficulty achieving the full range of human emotions, but some have managed. Limitations used as a test of their humanity. Implied to be almost human
Cyborg (Star Wars) Yes. As Grievous and Vader demonstrate, most true cyborgs were once fully-organic, and usually remain very much napheshal. Body begins with soul, and relationship is almost always initially entirely natural. By definition, yes. Usually have no trouble with achieving human emotion, but may have difficulty showing empathy. Plenty to start with, though they lose sight of it the more mechanical they become.
Cyborg (Terminator) Questionable, but appears they can acquire one if they are reprogrammed to be good. Difficult to answer Usually not truly organic, but may acquire organic parts later. Begin as Androids. May vary. Initially not very human, but may become more so.
Android Sometimes. Tend to follow the same rules as other robots for soul acquisition by "Spark of Life." Tend to behave as if always meant to work in perfect synchronization. Usually no. But have mechanical components that allow them to mimic organic appearance. May vary. Varies.
Mecha (e.g., Zords in Power Rangers) Not usually. With a few exceptions, most of the Zords in Power Rangers are merely just large machines. Actions normally are not theirs; they are just glorified giant suits whose will is that of their pilots/wearers. Very rarely. Almost never emotionally complex, but may be programmed to respond to pilot's thoughts/behavior. Usually almost none

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