mardi 28 juillet 2009


The human blanket is a vegetal symbiotic lifeform that shares the nurrishment it gets from its photosynthesis with its host by wrapping itself around its shoulders. It also boosts his health, endurance as well as his moral by keeping him company and telepathically tell him stories. By itself, the blanket cannot be considered sentient but rather blank and potentially sentient. It takes and builds its personnality and imagination from the the depths of the mind of its host.
The blankets were invented by a science-fiction writers in the late 1950ies in one of his novels. In the 2500ies, some Earth publisher was selling the novel, among others, to an obscure species of biogeneticists who found the idea compelling and decided to bioengineer the creature.
It looks much like a blanket at the center of which a rough human face would appear. It is able to
Source: Clifford Donald Simak, So Bright the Vision.

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