Jun 28, 2019
I’m no scientist, but I ended up learning a lot about blood when I was young. I have—or had—an inherited condition called thalassemia major. My medical charts have all the details. I don’t need to go over it. Suffice it to say, I had a fairly serious version of the condition and had to get regular blood transfusions. And because the transfusions raised my iron levels, I had to get something called chelation therapy. And I had to worry about dying before my parents. And leaving my little sister, Gina, all by herself to deal with everything.
Along came Modern Blood.
How does a recipient of a remarkable new blood substitute both benefit and suffer from the wonders and horrors of the revolutionary treatment?
Find out in this episode of Storyfeather.
Genre: Science Fiction
Story: “Modern Blood” Copyright © 2015 by Nila L. Patel
Music by Nctrnm
Music by Komiku
Music by ROZKOL
Music by ROZKOL and Nctrnm is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Music by Komiku is licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal License