It is not a mineral, but a hardened resin fossilized over long periods of time. Inclusions occur when plant or animal material becomes trapped in the sticky zeitgeist nebula

Psst. Hey Marlene. You're an orange. I'm gonna peel ya.

More than half of these inclusions are flies. One of the more exciting inclusions was the spiny pratfall in a narwhal eye. Yuck yuck. Spitoon. Research papers are due tomorrow folks

Hey Marlene. You’re a— 

Shhh. Quiet Todd. 

Quiet yourself Lori. Am I talking to you? Hey Marlene. You’re paper, and I’m gonna fold ya. You’re a in-CLOO-sion. You’re trapped. And you’re gonna die. 

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Earlier that morning, a "friend" offered Marlene two very small orange pills. Like these.

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Foolishly, she took them. 

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Now Marlene is trapped inside a hard, unyielding world of grotesque warped images. A hallucinogenic hell.

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Hi. Doug Hoffner here. In a way, Todd was right. Marlene is an inclusion. Trapped, in the sticky, nightmare world of mind-bending narcotics.

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Marlene found herself in a place she never knew existed. 

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A world, where drug-starved teenage girls are forced into unspeakable acts of self-abasement

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Marlene was one of the lucky ones.

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Wait. No. I’m here. Sorta. 

So I trust everyone will have their paper ready. For now, I need your homework assignments. Pass them up to the one-eyed jack knife girl, please. 

Umm. We’re trying to do a PSA here. 

Well. I’m trying to teach a class here. 

Wow. I am so high. I am like, out there. 

Yes. You are “out there”, Marlene. And chances are— 

Hey. Voice-over guy. Hoffner. Cut.

Who are you. 

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Classmate-1. That’s me. 

Where’s Maureen. 

Marlene. I’m right here. I don’t feel so good. 

Hey. Marlene. You’re a grapefruit, and I’m gonna squeeze ya. You’re a incloo- 

(group, except Todd)

SHUT UP TODD. 

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Inclusions. Hi. Doug Hoffner here. You know, in a way, Todd was right. Marlene is an inclusion. We’re all inclusions. You. Me. All of us. Caught in our own sticky traps

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But things get a little easier. Once you understand.

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THE END

"Hey Marlene", courtesy of R.H. Kress Instructional Films 

Um.

Hello?

I still don't feel so good. 

One of you go with Marlene to the restroom. You. Lori. One-eyed jack knife girl.

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