The challenge is to write a drabble (a 100 word story – give or take five words) based on the theme of “Analogy”. Rather than looking simply at the term in grammar, I took a look at the root of the word:
Analogy (from the Greek “ἀναλογία” – analogia, “proportion”) is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject (the analogue or source) to another particular subject (the target).
And so, in the strange way that my mind works, here is my Drabble…
The old man, found guilty of corrupting the youth, looked deep into the eyes of his most favoured pupil. He smiled encouragingly, reassuring him. The student bowed, passing over the goblet containing the elixir.
Raising it to his lips, the elder drank deeply and immediately felt its potency flowing though him. The pupil took the goblet and their eyes locked. For an infinitude of time, the two minds were as one. With a last gasp, the old man died.
Socrates looked down at his former shell, then spoke to the physical part of himself that was Plato. “Come, we have work to do…”