NewSkin

How many of us truly notice ads for new beauty products anymore? It seems that like toothpaste, a new and improved formula using an obscure substance is released every other week, with promises to revitalise youth and reduce wrinkles etc. My boyfriend, being the lovable but slightly-obsessed-with-his-appearance-fellow that he is, was messing about online and … Read moreNewSkin

PARASITE: Taliones

Link to part one. PUBLIC HEALTH REPORT: INTERNAL EYES ONLY. JUNE 2nd 2017 Dr. John Milton (Transcribed). Studies continue to be informative, if not uhh..explosive. Thankfully we have our subjects contained inside pods, to minimise any resulting fallout. We haven’t been at a loss for willing subjects, it’s amazing what the threat of an incredibly … Read morePARASITE: Taliones

SNAILS

Part two. You know those really popular snail jelly sheet masks from Korea that are all the rage right now? If you’re into advanced skin care, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Depending on where you are in the world, depends on how easy they are to get your hands on, and that also depends … Read moreSNAILS

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PARASITE: Lex Talionis

Link to part two PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION:  The following are accounts from what we believe is the Primary Case in a parasitic epidemic. Emma: I have to write this down because then it gives credence to this hell. I am thankful for the protection and treatment Public Health afforded me, but most of all, I … Read morePARASITE: Lex Talionis

S H A T T E R

She could have sworn she turned off the television set before she’d gone to bed the night before. Her brow furrowed as she stood in front of it, stooping down, moving closer. Something definitely didn’t seem right. Her mother wasn’t up yet, so it couldn’t have been her–and she definitely remembered switching it off. She felt drawn … Read moreS H A T T E R