My sleep was disturbed. I hadn't eaten after a long day trekking across the desert. Weak and faint I lay down and fell into a troubled sleep where images of food flitted through my dreams.

I hungered to eat and in lucid cravings ate all that flew towards me. My hunger so intense now I turned upon myself. I can eat myself I thought, then I will live and tomorrow I can begin again.

I felt my hot breath on my head as my mouth turned upon myself...my wet tongue licked the side of my face as though anticipating...then in my fitful waking, I saw the lion from the corner of my eye and screamed.

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ganymeder over 11 years ago

Wow, at first I was wondering why he was hallucinating so weirdly or if he was on some sort of drug. The ending was quite the shock, but wow! Awesome.

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