Another allegory of the cave!
Originally posted on The Return of the Modern Philosopher:
Governor LePage declared a state of emergency, residents were strongly advised to stay inside, and forces went into the sky to investigate. Mainers do not panic easily, but with the state’s enormous Alien population (which includes the members of one planet’s Royal Family, who are currently in hiding from assassins), we must always be aware of the threat of Alien Armadas coming to exact revenge on exiled enemies.
Air Force Jets and Alien Fighters soared skyward towards the glowing orb, which grew brighter and moved slowly through the sky as the day progressed. Weapons were readied as the citizens of Maine held their breath and prepared for the worst.
It turns out…
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