Title: Choicest Foods
Warnings: Lots of food & a varied lot it is.
Spoilers: None; this was a thought experiment.
Characters: Helen Cutter
Length/Word Count: 98 words
Disclaimer: None of these characters are mine. ITV owns Primeval and the characters thereof. I am making no money from writing or posting this drabble; I do this purely for enjoyment and fun.
Short Summary: An attempt to ask, in verse, what Helen Cutter ate while she was away.
Helen Cutter has survived much,
. eight long years of life, alone.
But what did she eat?
. in what eon were her culinary skills honed?
Did she dine upon trilobite eggs and gorgon brains,
. or titanosaur steaks and toothed birds’ legs?
Was her beverage of choice chalicothere milk,
. or wine from the dawn of grain and grapes?
For dessert, did Helen scoop from Opabinia with its own claw,
. or was Miocene caviar more fitting?
The menu of all life, the sheer breadth of it all,
. and at this vast buffet, she dined,