To many to was a God, the eternal giver of life, light, and warmth to all in its domain. What if the sun were mortal? What if a more powerful force proved to be the sun's Achille's heel? Without warning, the almighty sun was behaving badly. What was behind the mysterious large sunspot and what did it mean for the future for life in the solar system. This short story explores the unthinkable, a society faced with an anomaly they don't understand, and for which there could be no solution. Will they find one? Will they solve the mystery of the black sun.