THE SOUND OF THUNDER

In the year 2055, time travel has become a practical reality, and the company Time Safari Inc. offers wealthy adventurers the chance to travel back in time to hunt extinct species such as dinosaurs. In the shadow of a Presidential election, the spectre of America's first Fascist candidate looms. Eckets, a hunter, hires a guided safari, traveling back 66 million years, to kill a Tyrannosaurus Rex...

JOURNAL OF A 31 YEAR OLD AMERICAN MALE NURSE INFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS, FACING HIS WORST FEAR: VENTILATOR INTUBATION (“Dear Diary” 3rd-19th March 2020)

Journal of the day to day firsthand experiences of DAVID T, a 31-year-old American male nurse with COVID-19. He caught coronavirus late Feb, noticed first symptoms and started daily journal from March 3rd. DAVID T had no preexisting conditions, no health problems, good cardio, not overweight, no asthma etc. As of today, DAVID T is still in quarantine hospital.

Obsolescence, Irrelevance, Peers Spread Too Thin

An extract from a transcribed 'thinking aloud' recorded into otter.ai and put through ProWriting to make numbered points. And here is the output...

LAZY TO LAMBENT – THANK YOU WILLIAM BLAKE

"What I've observed in the past is when my brain is depleted of certain resources, it gets tetchy at things sensory, scatty at things psychological. At best it's malaise. Not anxious or black depressive. Just nothing. Stasis."

IN LIMBO – SUPERFLUOUS – KEEPING BUSY AND COMFORTABLY NUMB

Lying around listening to podcasts, casually browsing the web and flicking through Twitter. It is vaguely engaging. It's pleasantly numb. Is this what it feels to have a terminal illness of the mind?

BUDDHA BEAUJOLAIS, JACOB’S ROOM and WISTFUL WYSTAN

Burning the candle at both ends doesn’t just shorten the candle’s life, it mutates the candle slowly into something grotesque; the more so because it’s still the same wax that once was so new and pristine and perfect.