The Beast had spent four years locked in the Cupboard, but still it spread fear in the population. Scores of macho men had challenged it; none had survived.
Finally, Martha Daniels arrived. Her plan? Confront the monster with an army of those whom it feared most – African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBT, women.
"Monster, we confront you!" they chanted outside the Cupboard Door.
The monster roared mightily.
"Monster, we have nothing to fear but fear itself," Martha replied, slowly opening the Cupboard Door.
A tiny wizened figure peered out at its adversaries.
"Good morning, Mr President," Martha said, quietly. "Your time is up."