Researchers found Professor Taube’s hut in the Bolivian jungle years after his apparent suicide. The skeleton still held the shotgun used. Upon his desk, overgrown with vines, they found a suicide note. It read:
My efforts to increase the intelligence of Llamas is wildly successful. Though now I realize it was morally yucky.
WeThey used to roam the fields blissfully eating, unaware of yucky things like politics and money. Now wethey suffer from, a poison foisted upon them by that devilme.
My life is forfeit.
“That’s odd,” noted Professor Hotchkiss, examining the note. “It’s signed with a hoof print.”
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/06/07/9-june-2017/