“On this home by horror haunted--tell me truly, I implore:"
Given equal lengths off time until black-out, I'd choose freeze. I'd prolly choose it anyway. I've spent too much time listening to witnesses of the Auto-da-fé and other death by burning stories. *willies* Shivering is better.
Spay/neuter your pet or let 'em procreate to their heart's content? (no letting them keep their repro organs and not reproduce in this question... that's torture)