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By Robert Guffey

A enchanting mixture of Charles Bukowski, Hunter S. Thompson, and Philip okay. Dick, Chameleo is a real account of what occurred in a seedy Southern California city while an enthusiastic and unrepentant heroin addict named Dion Fuller sheltered a U.S. Marine who’d stolen evening imaginative and prescient goggles and maybe a couple of best mystery records from a close-by army base.

Dion came across himself arrested (under the ostensible auspices of The Patriot Act) for conspiring with overseas terrorists to smuggle most sensible mystery army gear out of Camp Pendleton. the truth that Dion had totally not anything to do with foreign terrorists, smuggling, most sensible mystery army apparatus, or Camp Pendleton didn’t appear to hassle the army. He was once published from penitentiary after a six-day-long Abu-Ghraib-style interrogation. hence, he believed himself below extreme executive scrutiny — and, he suspected, the topic of unusual experimentation related to “cloaking”— electro-optical camouflage so severe it renders observers virtually invisible from a distance of a few meters — by means of the dep. of fatherland safety. Hallucination? probably — other than Robert Guffey, an English instructor and Dion’s good friend, tracked down and interviewed one of many scientists at the back of the undertaking codenamed “Chameleo,” experimental expertise which seems to be to were stolen by way of the U.S. division of security and deployed on American soil. extra stunning nonetheless, Guffey chanced on that the DoD has been experimenting with its most modern applied sciences on a couple of American citizens.

A condensed model of this tale used to be the canopy function of Fortean occasions journal (September 2013).

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