Leonidas and the Green Bean

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Leonidas and the Green Bean

Once upon a time there was a green bean. One of many, this bean was chosen for it's beaniness and greeniness. And so it traveled far and long across the forest of dining room as it's calling was to serve the Mighty Leonidas.

Green bean did not know it's true end, but bid his wife and baby beans goodbye. No bean truly knows. Such is the life of green beans. To wake every morning in the chill of the air and ponder life's meaning. One can happily make a family and find moments of joy raising baby beans to become strong and righteous beans. This is a noble calling.

And the sun shines often on the green beans. Not long, and one does not know when the light will come to show the way. Fleeting and bright those moments remind the green beans that they too, like the radish and snap pea know not the count of their days, nor the end of their life. But while they ponder these deep thoughts in the chill of the dark, they can nobly tread forward to be the best that they can be.

And so it was, at the end of his travels green bean presented himself to the Mighty King Leonidas, Royal Bun and Kind King to those that know him. The moment was nigh. His end near, green bean resigned himself to this end. Like a Spartan Beet he faced his moment in the history of time and space knowing his purpose was always to sustain the Mighty Royal Bun and Kind King, Leonidas.

Or not. Odds were just as good he'd be on a white plate next to a baked potato that didn't even see it coming.

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