The Fountain of Truth

Ken Taro
7 min readMar 1

A science fiction thriller grounded in philosophy.

A metal bucket
Photo by benjamin lehman on Unsplash

There is a room with a tightly-packed dirt floor, an elevated security camera in the corner, a digital clock hanging on a wall, and two metal buckets in the middle. Both containers are filled with liquid.

There are two other rooms; one on either side of the main one. These side rooms contain almost nothing other than one unconscious person in each…

Ken Taro

Writer, satirist, and humorist. You can find my best work on my mom’s refrigerator.