“Well, here’s the room you’ll be staying in if you move in with us,” the place was 10×10, a cramped hallway-sized chamber slotted into a miniature apartment. It looked like an accident.
She continued: “And this is my roommate.”
“That is…literally a swarm of insects writhing over each other,” though it was vaguely humanoid in shape, the thousands of carapaces grinding against themselves gave it a distinctly inhuman presence.
“Yeah, well, he pays rent on time and I don’t discriminate based on appearances.” She leered at me, her face tight with a look of disgust and consternation.
“Yeah,” the swarm of crawling insects chirped, “you fucking racist.”
I did not end up moving into that particular apartment.Share This: