I say if the universe wants to wipe us out, that's all fine and good. This way we're not responsible for our own demise. And if our own sun is going to spit fire at us, then clearly the age of man is over. We cannot survive a true solar storm should the sun decide it's time for planet earth to undergo yet another transformation.
In fact, that little mountain village in France will be one of the first to go.
For a more comprehensive report on our pending death by fire, see this link
If you enjoy Apocalyptic fiction, see this one