Challenge #01468-D007: Beware of Storytellers

“The anthropologists got it wrong when they named our species Homo sapiens ('wise man'). In any case it's an arrogant and bigheaded thing to say, wisdom being one of our least evident features. In reality, we are Pan narrans, the storytelling chimpanzee.” - Terry Pratchett (GNU) -- RecklessPrudence

What's most impressive about humans, besides their patented unkillability, is their propensity for stories. Stories encompass their lives. They explain their past with stories. Foretell the future with stories...

They even seek evidence to weave a story when nobody is alive to tell it. They expand upon their own lives. Make themselves into stories. They make their friends and family into stories, anecdotes, even jokes.

And they tell themselves stories to motivate themselves in their day-to-day lives. The most worrying part is... many of these stories come true. For example...

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