Afrostein Rising: Modern Prometheus Unbound


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“His limbs were in proportion, and I had selected his features as beautiful. Beautiful! Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same color as the dun-white sockets in which they were set, his shriveled complexion and straight black lips.” ~ Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

Currently in America, there is a problem with the designation of monsters wearing human skin. Mary Shelley’s classic text, “Frankenstein“, depicts the workings of the mad scientist, Victor Von Frankenstein, who creates an 8-foot, super-human monster out of the body parts of the deceased. Using science, his creation comes to life and escapes to wreak havoc upon the lives of those who encounter him, primarily…

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