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As the British Empire’s foremost entomologist, not only do I possess the largest taxidermy collection in the civilised world, I was once granted the honour of discussing a new species of beetle with Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Understandable then, that my death proved to be one of the most perplexing and sensational mysteries of the age. Even to this day, nobody knows how I ended up pinned and preserved alongside my most exotic specimens, a thousand moths swarming the window and blocking the light.

insectarium
fat larvae nestle
within cold meat