Parasite (Parasitology #1)

Parasite (Parasitology #1)


Genres: Science Fiction

Status: Full

Updated date: 13:37:52 12/08/2022

Description "Parasite (Parasitology #1)"

INTERLUDE 0: GENESIS My darling ones, be careful now, and don’t go out alone. —SIMONE KIMBERLEY, DON’T GO OUT ALONE Here there be monsters. —DR. SHANTI CALE August 17, 2015: Time stamp 15:06. [The recording is crisp enough to look like a Hollywood film, too polished to be real. The lab is something out of a science fiction movie, all pristine white walls and gleaming glass and steel equipment. Only one thing in this scene is fully believable: the woman standing in front of the mass spectrometer, her wavy blonde hair pulled into a ponytail, a broad smile on her face. She is pretty, with a classic English bone structure and the sort of pale complexion that speaks less to genetics and more to being the type of person who virtually never goes outside. There is a petri dish in her blue-gloved hand.] DR. CALE: Doctor Shanti Cale, Diphyllobothrium symbogenesis viability test thirty-seven. We have successfully matured eggs in a growth medium consisting of seventy percent human cells, thirty percent biological slurry. A full breakdown of the slurry can be found in the appendix to my latest progress report. The eggs appear to be viable, but we have not yet successfully induced hatching in any of the provided growth mediums. Upon consultation with Doctor Banks, I received permission to pursue other tissue sources. [She