The King of Shellfish

Some time ago I began adding short snippets of text whenever I emailed a document to myself; I think that I was worried that an email with an attachment and no body text would be rejected, so I needed some quick filler text. At that time I was unfamiliar with the “lorem ipsum” which is the standard of copywriters and printers, so I made up a phrase: “Master of Shellfish.” Occasionally that would change to “King of Shellfish.” Eventually I started adding little details that began, in a Lovecraftian way, to tell the tale of a horrifying creature that slumbered beneath the sea.  Continue reading “The King of Shellfish”