Thursday, April 21, 2011

Beetle Mole Syndrome

The Beetle Mole Syndrome (also known as scarabaesis) is a horrible but fortunately rare disease that sometimes pops up in the eastern deserts. The victim is slowly but surely covered in black, mole-like tumors. These tumors usually appear overnight one at a time, and can continue to multiply for three to seven days before hatching.

The surface of the moles is composed of chitin-like substance and can break if scratched, releasing a spray of puss and leaving a circular scar on the skin. However, if left undisturbed, the moles disappear after a time, leaving only physical and emotional scarring.

The victims usually also suffer from hallucinations, claiming that they see and hear the moles sometimes flap their wings when they're alone.

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