This unfinished oil painting by Veronika Slintak was intended as a cover illustration for the short story “Pig Blood.” It depicts the interwoven themes of romance and reality from the perspective of a working scientist. The complete collection of autobiographical essays by the donor registered as ‘Sandman’ is available for a donation that benefits the Donor Sibling Registry (DSR) and the Cayman Biomedical Research Institute (CaBRI).

The final short story in this series is “Science Guy”, which is a chilling description of the collection of biological samples in the chaotic terrain of Detroit’s decaying inner city. This essay can be viewed free of charge by clicking on the download link below. To purchase the book and contribute to these two non-profit organizations, please go to fundraising and scroll to the bottom of the page.

Download “Science Guy”, an article from Pig Blood (520 KB PDF)