A lower beast? There's rivets. And there's Levi's rivets. Vulcan's forge, Man as Hephaestus; and by that I mean Mankind. It's mythic, protean. Makes me want to run, makes me feel invincible. Someone had to think of it, say it, write it. They want our money, but so do we want that, if we're aiming to sell our books one day. What are the advert stories that ever struck gold, found that place such that, even if you didn't buy, won't buy, the story's stuck with you? The epics? The spine tinglers? And what is the giraffe if not a fable? Money to a hotel in Nairobi...and its magical beast giraffes. I like the wart hogs too The music gets me here...makes me wanna cry. Something far off, not quite lost to us...not quite.