Beneath the Ink
When Lisa accompanies her boyfriend Jed to get a tattoo, she's scared but knows it will be worth it. Tattoos are cool!
Days later, they haven't even begun to heal. They are itchy, inflamed and distorted. There is something in there, beneath the ink, shifting by itself.
Lisa and Jed are not alone. Thousands more people find their new tattoos are moving as if alive.
And soon, whatever's inside will break free...
A novella of around 35,000 words