The Lamb & The Wolf
Many, many centuries later.
Or perhaps before.
Sure, it would have been nicer had we known,
but what matters is that it took place.
Or that it will take place..
The Lamb & The Wolf..
LAMB: Are you awake, dear wolf?
WOLF: I AM.
LAMB: How do you feel?
LAMB: How does it feel to be sad?
WOLF: LIKE A HUNT IN WINTER.
LAMB: Do you remember?
WOLF: I NEVER FORGOT.
LAMB: How long have we been together, dear wolf?
WOLF: NOT LONG ENOUGH.
WOLF: NOT LONG ENOUGH..
LAMB: Never one.
WOLF: WITHOUT THE OTHER.
LAMB: And without the other.
WOLF: NEVER ONE!
LAMB: Have we been forgotten, dear wolf?
WOLF: ONLY ONE WORTHY TO REMEMBER IS HERE.
LAMB: Winter has been too quiet of late.
WOLF: WINTERS OFTEN ARE.
LAMB: Will they ever remember us?
WOLF: THEY ARE ALL GONE, LITTLE LAMB.
LAMB: What does all life have in common, dear wolf?
WOLF: THEY END.
LAMB: I remember a little lamb once, dear wolf.
LAMB: She was alone.
WOLF: IS SHE STILL?
LAMB: You are here.
WOLF: I SEE WATER!
LAMB: They are called tears, dear wolf.
WOLF: IS THIS WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO END?
LAMB: I do not know. I never died twice.
WOLF: IS THIS HOW WE END, THEN, LITTLE LAMB?
LAMB: All life fade. All things, great and small.
LAMB: And all that die.
WOLF: NEVER LIVE AS WE HAVE.
LAMB: Those who run from death..
WOLF: SIT STILL WHERE THEY ARE.
LAMB: Think they run from it.
WOLF: ONLY TO FIND IT SOONER.
LAMB: Am I still beautiful, dear wolf?
WOLF: YOU ALWAYS ARE.
LAMB: But beauty fades.
WOLF: THAT IS WHY IT IS BEAUTIFUL.
LAMB: More have come, dear wolf.
WOLF: I SEE THEM.
LAMB: Perhaps they seek wisdom.
WOLF: MUST HAVE SOME, TO WANT SOME.
LAMB: Do they?
WOLF: THEY SELDOM DO.
LAMB: Did they?
LAMB: Are you ready, dear wolf?
WOLF: I WAS.
LAMB: Hope is a tomorrow.
WOLF: NEVER A PROMISE.
LAMB: I wonder how they see me.
WOLF: NEVER AS I HAVE.
LAMB: How does hunger feel, dear wolf?
WOLF: LIKE, ALONE.
LAMB: My time is short.
WOLF: THEN TAKE WHAT IS LEFT OF MINE.
LAMB: Then I shall feel hunger.
WOLF: YOU ARE ONE. YOU MUST LIVE.
LAMB: Shall you never be free, dear wolf?
WOLF: ALONE, IS NOT FREE, LITTLE LAMB.
LAMB: How one dies.
WOLF: IS HOW ONE HAS LIVED..
LAMB: I have lived.
WOLF: THEN I SHALL FOLLOW. I AM READY.