Deadly HorizonRiddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.
I hover out there in darkness unseen.
I will shred things to pieces 'till they're just smithereens.
I might serve as a gateway to places unspoken,
Yet I'm sealed off to man, forever unbroken.
I twist and distort, only darkness escapes,
I destroy all I find
Whatever I take.
HintI'm a wonderful thing, a mysterious lure.
But if you reach my horizon you're a goner for sure.
AnswerA black hole.
Scientists theorize that black holes and wormholes might lead to other dimensions or different parts of the universe and so on. Thus a "gateway to places unspoken."
Man cannot (as yet) enter a black hole. The end is self-explanatory.
As for the hint, black holes have an event horizon, and if something is to pass it, there is no way of escaping. (At least none that we know of.)
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