Why were the animals afraid to enter the farmhouse at first?

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The animals were afraid to enter the farmhouse because it had always stood as a symbol of power and oppression. They had chased Mr. Jones and all the humans from the farm the night before and destroyed the devices that held them captive. Now, the following morning they were staring at the final obstacle; the farmhouse where their "master," Mr. Jones, had lived. Once they crossed that threshold, their rebellion would be a success and there would be no turning back.

The fear was perhaps two-fold by entering the farmhouse. On one hand they were saying goodbye to the life they had known, and on the other hand they would...

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