Trickle Trickle Little Scar

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unreliable narrator
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Trickle Trickle Little Scar

Post by unreliable narrator » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:00 pm

Everyone’s seen the footage right? That fireball scorching through the Russian sky a couple of years ago? It was called the Chelyabinsk meteor and the media went into overdrive about it. Soon though, it was old news and life there returned to normal.

I was staying at Lake Chebarkul to the north when it hit. I remember the searing light, a sudden blast of heat and then the pain as a tiny shard of that thing lodged in the pulpy flesh of my right eye.
Since then I see things differently. My worldview has altered. And I cry. I cry.
"We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight."
HP Lovecraft

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Re: Trickle Trickle Little Scar

Post by strawman » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:13 pm

My worldview altered when I got my first pair of spectacles. It was a truly spectacular experience...
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Re: Trickle Trickle Little Scar

Post by unseentangerine » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:50 pm

I like "pulpy eye flesh"
Many on the forum have asked me, so here's my answer: a spoonful of lighter fluid. And you'll need to wash it out really well when you're done.

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