Sneak Peek at the The Caddis Initiative by Cassie Carnage
“So, what are we looking at exactly?” I asked.
“Some sort of marine creature I think.”
In front of the dumpster was a legless purple crab the size of a football. It was covered in a lumpy, pulsating pile of silver-white slime with black hairs sticking out of it.
The slime wiggled like Jell-O when Kiki poked it with a stick.
“How did it get here?”
“A bird probably dropped it. Could’ve picked it up off the beach thinking it could eat it or something.”
“Stop messing with it, you’re going to piss it off.”
“I’m trying to observe it’s response to physical stimuli.”
“You’re poking it with a stick Chamo.”
“Don’t question me while I am performing the scientific method.”
“All right, have it your way.”
The creature chittered, and a single crab leg unfolded up out the top center of the shell with a loud crack. The leg batted the stick away.
“What the hell? What is that?” I asked, and took a step away from it.
“I don't know. Isn't that great? Bam Bam, this could be a new marine species!”
“A mutant crab? I highly doubt it.”
“You lack imagination.” Her phone chimed and she looked at it. “Prof just texted me. He wants me to bring it to the lab. Help me find something to put it in.”
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