Story of the sheep catcher

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
Story of a man who was defeated by his demons

Submitted: June 17, 2016

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A new guy moved in the town. Not many people knew who he was, he was walthy and soon was earning status. But, nobody knew that he had an urge to eat the moths. It was very despicable urge and he had hid it very well from the town. Deep down, he hated himself for that habit.
One day, a voice echoed in his house,'sacrifice the sheep that you see outside'. He didn't know whose voice that was, but he had heard it before and he trusted it. So he went out slyly, trying to catch the sheep, but it ran away. So he ran further, it started to make noises, people started looking at him.
This wealthy guy was chasing sheep like a child, everyone soon started laughing at him. He overlooked it, cause he thought that they would laugh even harder if they found out about his habit. But soon, it became toom much, he was filled with anguish and anger. He threw a rock towards the sheep and went towards the town. He started fighting with the bystanders and in the end burned a few houses.
He thought, after letting out so much anger, he would be able to finally sate his lust for eating the moths. But to his surprise it had grown even bigger. He realized his mistake of listening to the voice and falling for the sheep. With his status, he was somehow able to get away with what he did, but the guilt grew stronger everyday and so did the urge to eat the moths.


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