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Apr 23, 2021

I could feel it, shifting around in my chest, as I waited for the on-call doctor to respond. The doctor’s badge indicated that he didn’t have one, so I didn’t think he would understand, but as I began to speak, to describe what had been happening to me over the past few weeks, his questions and observations revealed that he understood quite well. And he came to this conclusion.

My homunculus was malfunctioning.


The complex implant that tempers one man’s pathological emotions is exhibiting signs of “adverse reactions.”

Genre: Science Fiction, Mythology

Tags: condensate, construct, homunculus, implant, le nourrisson affame, pathological emotion syndrome, Telesphorus


Story: “My Homunculus Is Malfunctioning” Copyright © 2017 by Nila L. Patel
Episode Art: “Emergency Implantation Surgery” Copyright © 2017 by Sanjay Patel
Narration and Editing:  Nila L. Patel


Trip-Hop Lounge Abstract Background” by Digital Emotions (Intro/Outro)

Music by Dark Fantasy Studio (Nicholas Jeudy)*
“Monochromatic stain”
“Investigation day”

Music by Komiku
“Where you hear the prayer (McGuffin theme)”

Music by ROZKOL
“Cold Breath in the Alleyway”

Music by Nctrnm


*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundle I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.


Music by ROZKOL and Nctrnm is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Music by Komiku licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal License
Music by Nicholas Jeudy & Dark Fantasy Studio is licensed from GameDev Market
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket


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