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Oskar Sarkon

TECHNOLOGIST (1953?–)

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    From the age of six Oskar was tormented by sleep disorders (sleep walking, disturbing dreams, and out-of-body experiences). He also reported frequent nosebleeds and migraines, inexplicable ‘scoop-marks’, and an irrational fear of medical procedures. Under Ellison’s therapeutic guidance, he came to connect these phenomena with his childhood ‘imaginary friends’ (small ovoid purple furry many-limbed beings, his ‘real family’ who had sent him on a ‘reconnaissance mission to Earth’)…