(urth) note Re: Short Sun blog
jwilson at io.com
Tue Sep 28 06:59:05 PDT 2010
On 9/27/2010 8:51 PM, David Stockhoff wrote:
> With which no one ever tried to mate, one hopes.
Probably not, but their alien nature may be a plus in that they are not
recognized as foreign matter. If they are something like animated sheets
of graphite, a human body's innards would only gradually antagonize
them, like a tattoo that takes years to fade. A canny victim might
escape smothering by gashing their arm and covering their nose and
mouth, so that the notules enter the wound as the hottest exposed flesh.
If the notules heal, grow, and/or reproduce by adding carbon from
living compounds to their graphite sheet, you'd have a tattoo that would
actually darken as time went by, and one hell of a story to go with it.
Jeff Wilson - jwilson at io.com
Computational Intelligence Laboratory - Texas A&M Texarkana
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