'status quo' by Lily Silverheart
Place a frog in boiling water, it will immediately jump out.

Yet heat the water, degree by degree, they remain oblivious.

And die.
Sign up or sign in to rate this story.
Added 31 Jul 2007. Ranked: 4537/9333. Send to a friend, see this author's other stories, or turn the page to the next story, or see stories in Brief Oddities.
legal froth ~ privacy foam ~ home ~ contact us ~ site map
read the top 100 stories!

(c) 2003-12 espressostories.com
hosted by 6F4
a story