“The Cannibal Variations XXVIII” / Memorable Fancies #1277

We are running out of people to eat. Until now, bodies have been shipped from other countries to America frozen or, for the gourmet trade, shipped live and then killed at point of sale. Like Larry the Lobster, we point at it, they pull it out of the tank for you.

But now there are no more foreigners. We watch each other carefully, these days, without being too obvious about it.


[The author at the Great Falls Book Festival, 2015:]



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