Fred lets go of his fear and distrust and runs toward the light. Slowly at
first, and then faster and faster as he realizes what the light really is -
a holy phenomenon that exists to take him straight to Heaven. Tears stand
out on his cheeks as he sees all his old friends that have passed on
waving to him, urging him to run faster and faster. He sees all the people
still living on Earth too, and the King, and his parents. He sees himself,
and his future, living there in peace and joy with all of his friends and
loved ones, never making war any more, never creating weapons or hurting
anyone any more - studying music and the arts instead, or digging around
in his garden and...
...Fred screamed as the light burned him into itself, almost instantaneously absorbing all of his nutrients into its own form of food. The light hovered there in mid-air for a few more seconds, then flittered away to search for another victim. It sure is easy, the light pondered, catching food when I can just project my prey's true desire into their minds. But what kind of crap was that thing thinking about anyway? Ah well, I guess we'll never know now.
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