A enthralling 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 whilst 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 documents, 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 totally not anything to do with foreign terrorists, smuggling, top-secret army gear, or Camp Pendleton did not appear to hassle the army. He used to be published from prison after a six day lengthy Abu Ghraib-style interrogation. consequently he believed himself below extreme executive scrutiny and, he suspected, the topic of surprising experimentation concerning "cloaking" - electro-optical camouflage so severe it renders observers virtually invisible from a distance of a few meters - via the dept of place of origin safeguard. Hallucination? probably - other than Robert Guffey, an English instructor and Dion's pal, 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 U.S. division of protection and deployed on American soil. extra surprising nonetheless, Guffey stumbled on 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 function of Fortean Times journal (September 2013).
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Yet round that point interval, this fellow named Mike Burns supposedly used to be engaged on whatever. And he used a clip out of the Predator in his demonstration. It used to be a movie clip at once out of the Predator, so the Predator got here out first, after which he had this little movie clip in there. And Bob Fletcher picked up in this and it used to be in a single of his tapes on unusual guns and such things as this that the army is operating on. G: i believe Predator got here out round ’87, perhaps? S: convinced, i think it was once round ’87.
I can’t take it! ” So then I’d need to act like not anything strange was once occurring and make up a few thoroughly mundane subject and speak about that. I’d speak about my misadventures with the Insanely Jealous Poet, the newest Monday evening ritual down on the Masonic resort, the tale i used to be writing at that second, the thing I had simply offered, the radical i used to be midway entire with, the sessions i used to be educating that semester, after which he’d inform me to prevent simply because he was once turning into green with envy and inspiration my existence was once way more attention-grabbing than his.
That’s his identify. ” “Yeah. ” I laughed. “William Cooper. and also you simply received performed analyzing this publication, did you? ” “Oh, yeah, guy. i feel all that shit’s precise. He talks approximately mystery societies taking on the area and shit. you recognize whatever approximately that? ” I simply stared at him. I nearly acknowledged, “Yes, I’m a thirty second measure Scottish ceremony Freemason. and also you don’t need to fear approximately it, simply because we’ve already taken over the area. ” “No,” I acknowledged, “not quite. Why don’t you inform me approximately it? ” He appeared flustered now, as though the script hadn’t allowed for this probability.
Hey,” he tells someone within the heritage, “untie him, ok? It’s okay. Yeah, yeah, I’m definite of it. It’s wonderful. ” He presses his lips to the receiver once more. “Can i've got your mobile quantity? ” “Sure. 310-320-7035. ” “And what’s your identify back? ” “Robert Guffey. ” i will be able to listen him writing it down. “You are looking to check with your good friend now? ” “Sure. ” I listen the receiver being positioned down on a difficult floor, then a few voices within the heritage, approximately 3 of them. Then I pay attention Dion say, “Hello? ” i attempt to sound informal.
From there he determined to go to an outdated buddy from highschool, a woman named Peru who now had a child and lived together with her boyfriend, a few shady dude named Jawbone. Peru and Jawbone allowed Dion to stick at their residence for an evening. round this time, the carrier on Dion’s mobile phone was once canceled, so he needed to commence calling me from pay telephones. a few of these calls I recorded. CONVERSATIONS WITH DION, half 1 (3-10-04) RG: ROBERT GUFFEY DF: DION FULLER DF: should you hung up the telephone with me, my mobile starts off going… you recognize, it seems like it’s giving swap again or whatever?