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Can You Avoid Picking The One Poisoned Fruit?
You're sitting in a garden under a cherry tree. You look directly upward at the clumps of bright red cherries dangling from the boughs. You decide you need to taste one, so you stand up and pick a cherry, then eat it, spitting out the pit. It gives you the boost you need to continue with your day.
You're visiting a friend, when you notice they have a small apricot tree in a planter outside their house. The apricots are somewhat small, but look ripe and delicious anyway. Your friend offers you one. You've never had a fresh apricot, so you pick one off the tree and eat it. It tastes even better than the dried apricots you sometimes snack on. You go about your day with a little extra pep.
You're wandering in the woods on a sunny day when you spot a redcurrant bush a few feet off the path. You approach it and tentatively pick three berries off the bush and eat them. Just as you start chewing, you start to wonder if they're okay to eat. When you swallow them, you're relieved to find out these redcurrants were not poisonous in the least, and you eat a handful more before continuing on your way.
You're sitting under a pear tree, reading. It's a foggy day, but somewhat warm, and you feel very content. You decide a pear would be perfect right now, so you get up and pick one. It looks perfectly ripe, and when you bite into it, it's exceptional. You pick one more, and then sit down to resume your book.
You kneel down to the strawberry plant at your feet. It has an unusual number of snow-white blossoms poking around its leaves, and many plump, bright red strawberries hanging down from its stems. You pick one and bite into it, tasting its sweet, refreshing flavor. With a second bite, you finish it, and decide to have another...and another, until all the strawberries from the plant have disappeared!
You decide to spend the day picking peaches for a pie. You have filled two baskets and are ready to go home, but the peaches look so delicious you really want to taste one. You take one out of your basket and bite into it. The juice runs down your chin. It's perfectly ripe and very delightful. You drop the pit on the ground and head home to bake your pies.
You're walking to the crest of a hill on a sunny, windy day. On the top of the hill is a lone apple tree. A gust of wind blows an apple off of the tree and onto the ground, just as you approach the tree. You pick it up; it looks perfect and ready to eat. You take a bite and find that it's the perfect companion to your picnic lunch.
You see a small fig tree growing in a field. You notice the irregular leaves and teardrop shaped fruit, which intrigues you enough to pick one and eat it. You enjoy the sweet taste and decide to take another for later.
You're standing in a vast garden, and on the opposite edge from where you're standing, you see a large bush. As you get closer, you see small, red berries hanging from it. Upon closer examination, you find out these are raspberries, and they're ready to pick. You delicately pick one and eat it, noticing the distinct flavor in your mouth. You decide these are the best raspberries you've ever had!
You walk into an empty room. It's nicely furnished with a big window that is letting in plenty of sunlight. There's a table in the middle of the room, and on the table, you see a wooden bowl. Inside the bowl is a single pomegranate. You decide to break it open. Once this is done, you look at the dark red seeds and decide to eat some. They taste delicious, and before you know it, you've eaten the whole thing.
You approach a plum tree in the middle of a serene orchard. It is the only tree producing fruit. As you get closer, you see the midday sun illuminating the mauve, ripe plums clumped delicately on the branches. You pull a plum off one of the branches and bite into it, feeling a rush of sweet-yet-tart flavor wash over you. But then...something changes. The sky darkens. The taste in your mouth becomes extremely bitter, and you start to feel very, very sick. You double over in pain and fall to the ground. Something is wrong...oh no. You have eaten the poison fruit!
You're walking around a vineyard. After a while of looking at the grapes, you decide they look too good to resist tasting. You extend your hand to a vine and pluck a grape, then eat it. It's delicious! You decide to have about 20 more before you return home.