15 Strange Things We’re Combing Over
"You have a choice. You can choose to live, or you can choose to die."
The voice was cold, hard; its owner seemed more machine than human. It had come into the cell, as he knew it would. He had been expecting it, waiting for it with anticipation. Now there were no distractions—he could see the face of his captor clearly before him.
He did not move, though he wanted desperately to reach out and touch the smooth skin that covered this creature's features, so like a man, but with none of the humanity in their expression. He could smell the scent emanating from it; something animalistic, yet at once familiar...
"Your choices are made," the voice repeated. "You will die."
"You know why you're here," the thing replied, cutting off his protest with one word. "Do not waste my time."
"But you must first know the Hidden Knowledge," continued the voice. "It is a list of fifteen facts, and it goes ...