The fear of an agonizing death is a terrible thing to anticipate.
And when that particular fear is associated with food... that is not good.
But, that fear is real!
Especially, when one has to take... The Taste Test!
THE TASTE TEST (AN EXCERPT)
(Shallotte, North Carolina)
...One day, a long time ago, a Native American man was so hungry he could eat anything!
Foraging through the trees only revealed some strange green pebble sized fruits on vines today!
He has faced the dilemma before him before... eat a few of them and hope he does not die!
He gathered a handful of them, sat on the ground, said a prayer to the gods around him, whispered some words to his dead wife and the began to eat...!...