MOCtag #26 . Who knew? . Yes, now it's my turn. Let's begin.
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There is more to our cast of characters than meets the eye. The surviving familiar faces, from head-detonator Jessie……to the mysterious Eggman and Lizard King……to the Lord of Destruction……to even the lovely Kassandra Book……are more similar than you know. They are - and it may come as a surprise - the same, gifted individual. Meet Clarence Manning, a man who in the blink of an eye can change his face, his voice, and his entire body into something new. In more lives than he can count, he’s walked among us, undetected, with a different face every day.
It’s Tuesday; two months from now. Clarence has survived alien abductions, celebrity slayings, tribal trouble, and mind-blowing bait. Today the next chapter begins. Contacted by the mysterious “Mr. Black”, Clarence travels to a looming, abandoned hotel on the city limit. Stepping off the elevator, he finds himself in a long corridor with bright stripes on the wall and tools piled against it. Nervous, he heads for the door and hears movement from beyond it. A muffled voice bleeds through the cheap walls:
“Careful, don’t drop it!”Clarence inhales a sharp breath, grasps the handle, pulls the door wide open, and...
TO BE CONTINUED
Fourth wall commentary: Beatles rule.
Shannon Young threw the opening pitch, Andrew Colunga was last up to bat, and I hit it into left field to... Garth Danielson. Play ball.
NOTE: Inspiration for Clarence comes from a classic episode of a classic series, to which I have openly declared my allegiance.