Stoke the furnace4.6 billion years ago, the star Sol (our Sun) started shining (through fusion).
|A Little Brother|
With all this extra "food", Rabbit gets fatter and fatter - and Spider gets less and less "reliable" as a pulsar (sputters?random direction pulses - not hitting Rabbit). Over the next 70,000 years, Rabbit grows to a size that is 50% bigger (more massive) than the Sun. That is way too big for any Rabbit - so he dies.
And so it begins . . .