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Microwave War

Microwave War


February 23. 12:01 AM. Pinprick to my neck beneath my left ear. Then a multitude of electrical shocks ripple all across my body, concurrently, from head to toe. This is a new phenomenon. An aircraft is continually hovering overhead; it must be a helicopter. I am listening to my walkman when this happens.
12:17 AM. Electrical shock beneath my left foot. Aircraft is continually hovering overhead.
12:21 AM. Electrical shock beneath my right foot. Aircraft hovering overhead.
12:35 AM. Electrical shock to my neck. Concurrently there is a loud SNAP! that strikes the floor directly to my left. Aircraft hovering above.
6:35 AM. Aircraft is persistently buzzing loudly overhead. A series of audible fine taps, staccato in nature, pepper the top of the comforter: ss, ss, ss, ss, ss, ss. It sounds like sand is being thrown on the bed. This is the first time that I have heard a sound like this on the comforter. Concurrently, a series of loud snaps resonate off the wooden living room floor in the next room. The aircraft remains above. I look at the clock to see how long it will remain overhead. 6:36, 6:37, 6:38, 6:39, 6:40, 6:41. The buzzing is getting closer and louder. 6:41, 6:42, 6:43, 6:44, 6:45.
7:00 AM. The aircraft is still hovering overhead. I get an electrical shock beneath the big toe on my left foot. Then the aircraft seems to be going a little farther away as to image inside someone else’s building.
7:01 AM. I still hear the aircraft very clearly. Now it is circling around directly overhead again.
7:20 AM. An aircraft is still overhead, but farther away.
7:30 AM. The aircraft is still up there. I go about my work and check at 5 minute intervals: 7:35, 7:40, 7:45, 7:50, 7:55, 8:00. It is still circling overhead. 8:20, 8:25, 8:30, 8:35, 8:40. It remains persistent and unrelenting..

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