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Blockbuster Medical Invention

A leech, a bedbug and a mosquito go into a bar. They all order the same drink and, even though they have to pierce the skin of their prey in order to sup, all leave with their thirst quenched. Their … Continue reading

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Not Quite Sanguine III

My head was pretty messed up after facing up to that freakish intruder, so after a night of fitful almost-sleep I gathered my belongings and set off. ‘Fuck this town’, that’s the condensed version of what was going through my … Continue reading

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Not Quite Sanguine II

Nothing happens the way you think it would. It wasn’t the local authorities or Feds who figured out my condition first – how could they? There’s no paper trail or scent to follow; a one-hundred proof immune human doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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Not Quite Sanguine

“I am the place in which something has occurred.” – Claude Lévi-Strauss Everyone’s out for my blood. Literally. I mean, just in case there’s any confusion, literally every single person I can think of wants, literally, the liquid that’s pumping … Continue reading

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Immortality must Die

Dear Sir/Madam, It is with the most sincere admiration that we congratulate the team of scientists who earlier this week announced their momentous discovery. The ‘secret to immortality’ is one which many have tried and failed to unveil since our … Continue reading

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Despair in the Void

With no real night or day cycle, it’s hard to retain that idea of a perfect day…but I’ll give it a go. Waking up in a bed that I don’t need to be physically strapped to. Being able to go … Continue reading

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On the lookout for an old high

“We got another one.” Detective Beck sighed. Of course there was another one. There was always another one. This thing was out of control, and all her knucklehead colleagues could think of was the extra overtime. “On it, Chief.” Her … Continue reading

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