“The Other Species” / A Memorable Fancy #037

There was another hominid species, back then, perhaps a hundred thousand years ago. Beautiful people, thoughtful, loving, intelligent, brave. We killed them off, every one of them. We spend our lives trying to be like them, without knowing why or how. In dreams, we remember their greatness, how envious we were, how we HATED them. Slowly, we come to know what we have lost. <END> … [Read more...]