Concombre de la Mort. [The Day After Ragnarok]

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Concombre de la mort

[The Day After Ragnarok]

The Concombre de la mort (‘Death cucumber’) is a mutated version of Ecballium elaterium, which is also known as the ‘squirting cucumber’ for its ability to briefly take flight under the right circumstances.  This particular North African variant has been heavily tainted by the Serpent: it now shoots itself with enough velocity to break bones, and is even more poisonous than the original. Its toxin acts as a powerful purgative, emetic, and diuretic; this generally incapacitates the victim for about an hour, unless it kills him outright. (more…)

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