(But social insects really creep me out; they make me feel a sticky, crawling form of mental claustrophobia. The idea of a really intelligent collective organism --- instant shudders).
Totally unrelated ETA: Saw Closer last night. Proof of how much fandom has twisted my mind made me a more reasonable person: I ended up thinking that Allie/Anna + (but far away) Larry/Dan was a more sensible final configuration (specially Larry/Dan - I've seen good fic written based on half the subtext of their final (was it also their first?) meeting).