100 Words - Llama Farmer
The academics told him that education would ennoble and enable him. The ruling class said he was being indoctrinated in to being a subversive radical. Eventually he learned that he was being programmed to be a cog. He revolted and became the world’s best educated llama farmer.
The other llama farmers envied his learning and sought out his guidance on issues of llamadom. But, he became melancholy. Others thought him bored, but in reality he saw that the big machine of society was grinding to a halt. He wondered if he was the missing part that would have saved it.