Did he do it because he wanted the man the wheelchair (forgot his hame, the elder/older? gentleman to live forever? It seems to as if David, the robot, knew what he was doing? Did he maybe learn something from reading the ancient texts? on the rock walls? in the digs?
As for David infecting Holloway, it seems, at least to me, as if he knew something (bad) was going to happen to Hollway; he says something like: "Even big things start out sm