By Robert Guffey
A captivating mixture of Charles Bukowski, Hunter S. Thompson, and Philip ok. 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 documents from a close-by army base.
Dion discovered himself arrested (under the ostensible auspices of The Patriot Act) for conspiring with foreign terrorists to smuggle best mystery army gear out of Camp Pendleton. the truth that Dion had totally not anything to do with overseas terrorists, smuggling, best mystery army apparatus, or Camp Pendleton didn’t appear to hassle the army. He used to be published from penal complex after a six-day-long Abu-Ghraib-style interrogation. as a consequence, he believed himself lower than excessive govt scrutiny — and, he suspected, the topic of surprising experimentation related to “cloaking”— electro-optical camouflage so severe it renders observers essentially invisible from a distance of a few meters — by way of the dept of native land defense. Hallucination? possibly — other than Robert Guffey, an English instructor and Dion’s good friend, tracked down and interviewed one of many scientists in the back of the venture codenamed “Chameleo,” experimental know-how which looks to were stolen by way of the U.S. division of security and deployed on American soil. extra surprising nonetheless, Guffey stumbled on that the DoD has been experimenting with its most modern applied sciences on a few American citizens.
A condensed model of this tale used to be the canopy function of Fortean occasions journal (September 2013).
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