A spell binding 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 US marine who'd stolen evening imaginative and prescient goggles, and maybe a couple of most sensible mystery records, from a close-by army base. Dion came across himself arrested (under the ostensible auspices of The Patriot Act) for conspiring with foreign terrorists to smuggle top-secret army apparatus out of Camp Pendleton. the truth that Dion had completely not anything to do with foreign terrorists, smuggling, top-secret army apparatus, or Camp Pendleton did not appear to trouble the army. He used to be published from detention center after a six day lengthy Abu Ghraib-style interrogation. to that end he believed himself lower than severe executive scrutiny and, he suspected, the topic of surprising experimentation regarding "cloaking" - electro-optical camouflage so severe it renders observers essentially invisible from a distance of a few meters - through the dept of place of birth safeguard. Hallucination? might be - other than Robert Guffey, an English instructor and Dion's buddy, tracked down and interviewed one of many scientists at the back of the undertaking, codenamed Chameleo, an experimental know-how that looks to were stolen by means of the USA division of protection and deployed on American soil. extra surprising nonetheless, Guffey found that the DoD has been experimenting with its most up-to-date applied sciences on a few americans. A condensed model of this tale was once the canopy characteristic of Fortean Times journal (September 2013).
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Guy’s like, “Yeah, no challenge, guy. ” i'm going, “If anyone comes into right here and says whatever approximately me please enable me be aware of. ” Dude, you recognize, they couldn’t say that, like, “Hey, are you an anarchist? You this, you that? ” simply because, dude, I’m donning paintings pants, boots, and i've a staff reduce. i glance like I’m fuckin’ full-on army. RG: Why did the fellow say, “We proposal you have been in a armed forces as a result of your footwear? ” DF: as a result of my footwear. simply because they’re specific Forces footwear. RG: I see. So, he used to be simply grabbin’ for straws. DF: Oh, yeah! you recognize, he anticipated a few, like, litany of Nazi shit to come back out of my mouth simply because that’s what they’ve been advised. RG: correct, correct, correct. DF: And shit. They pass, “Oh, ok, we’re going to offer you the van. We don’t wish you strolling round Richfield all evening, blah blah blah. ” i am going, “Why did you do that, and the way did you get this knowledge? ” He is going, “What do you suggest? ” i am going, “Well, a pal of mine advised me he was once talked to by—” And he is going, “What’s his identify? ” and that i pass, “Well, a pal of mine—” And he is going, “Well, that’s no longer precise, I simply met you this night. ” And he is going, “What’s his identify? ” and that i cross, “Well, by no means brain. ” I simply, like… you recognize, went approximately my company. Oh, it’s simply insane. simply ridiculous. the volume of… while I went into that, uh… [Pause] So how a lot? And I’m in Minnesota. And, uh… this region… ’cause this mobile card’s gonna bring to a halt. i need to get one other cell card, yet… RG: Is it attainable in your dad, simply this one time, to go—? DF: He can’t… good, there’s, like, no method… he has no difficulties sending you the cash. He can’t simply because he has to do this on a bank card. RG: Why can’t he do it via funds? DF: I—dude, dude, it’s my dad. I don’t understand. you recognize, I suggest, I advised him. i suppose at any time when he leaves he’s with Linda [Dion’s stepmother] or whatever. And it’s effortless for him to place the shit in an envelope. RG: I see. DF: Is he sending you money? RG: No, no. He’s been sending me tests. DF: Dude, I don’t get it, you recognize. And it’s, like, whenever I’m during this state of affairs it’s, like… I’m in it simply because it’s, like, fucking dire loopy straits, you recognize? RG: in fact. DF: Yeah, and there’s stuff that’s coming from my dad’s that’s taking mysteriously longer than it's going to, stuff that was once going to Peru’s residence. RG: Uh-huh. DF: It used to be my license, a duplicate of my beginning certificates, all this particularly vital stuff that I’m not able to get simply because they made me depart. yet during the nutrients stamp office—which, like, pissed them off to no end—I’ve bought the nutrition stamp card, I’ve bought a number of kinds of identity to the place i may cross get paintings. RG: Yeah, that will be sturdy. DF: Yeah, and that’s like, you recognize… i used to be gonna do this day after today morning in Minneapolis. i used to be, you recognize, escorted the fuck out of there. I haven’t taken a bath in every week. I’m like… i believe like crap. I’m like, you recognize… it’s loopy. I’m no longer on medications. I haven’t dranken whatever. It’s simply, like, I’m fuckin’ tired, guy. the opposite evening… like, after i discovered out the stuff from Peru, I commence the auto.