You chose to contemplate the terror you have caused to an unsuspecting population of innocents.

You look upon the horror. The horror. Tiny, helpless ants who were just trying to defend their homes are trying climb back to their fallen hearths, unable to move from the drastic retaliation you caused in response to their initial retaliation. You caused all of this pain and suffering and you are the only one who is not in pain. You are the only one who is not suffering. You feel nothing but the ache of your entire being as the reality of your actions settle into your everything. It is heavy, the ache. It is a stain on your conscious and an experience that will shape how you understand everything from now on.

You now know what you are capable of and you do not like it. There is no going back.

You are a bear.

But what kind of bear?

You choose to…