Aisle 38, Shelf 7, Object 9C:E3:FD:A6:CB:EA

An antique polished silver hand mirror. Your reflection seems ordinary, but instead of the Warehouse behind you, you see stars and the moon. A moon, anyway.

Aisle 814, Shelf 9, Object 0F:CF:8D:2A:0A:F6

A plaster death mask of Leonora Carrington and a pair of plaster hands from which the right ring finger is missing. If those were cast from her hands, they're smaller than you would have expected.

It draws your attention, and you find that you can't look away. Well, you probably could, but you don't want to, just now.

Aisle 55, Shelf 4, Object AD:3F:0C:4B:9D:7A

A wax death mask of Aleister Crowley. There is a tiny bead of moisture in the corner of one eye.

It draws your attention, and you find that you can't look away. Well, you probably could, but you don't want to, yet.

Aisle 11482, Shelf 6, Object 9F:BA:0E:BF:C7:D5

A wax death mask of Queen Victoria. It's quite well-made; you can see her every pore.

You want it. More than you have ever wanted anything. Despite the visible security cameras, you are strongly considering stealing it.

Aisle 21, Shelf 7, Object B6:F7:A1:BC:E0:EF

A paintbrush. A discreet label reads: DO NOT EXPOSE TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

Looking at it fills you with an unfocused sense of dread.

Aisle 76, Shelf 9, Object A3:FB:8D:E0:CA:4D

A dustpan. A small tag reads: DO NOT EXPOSE TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

From the look of the dust on the shelf, someone has recently tried to put this back exactly how they found it.

Aisle 168, Shelf 7, Object C7:0F:EC:B9:A5:D3

A tomato.

You try to lift it, but it will not budge.

Aisle 588, Shelf 5, Object 5A:CE:DC:B3:FA:9E

A vivid color photograph of Robert Anton Wilson, in his youth, looking confused. One corner of the photo has been torn off.

If you look at it long enough, he turns his back to you.

Aisle 27, Shelf 3, Object FC:AE:B1:DC:E8:F0

A 13-inch Zenith color TV/VCR combo playing an advertisement for spray-on hair on a continuous loop.

When your safety badge gets hot enough to melt and release its ammonia fumes, you realize that you have been chanting the sales pitch along with the narrator for the last ten minutes. Your throat is raw, and now you're going to have to spend the last hour of your shift in Decontamination. Damn it.

Aisle 88075, Shelf 9, Object B6:9E:7A:3D:84:EF

A cardboard box with "ACME PORTABLE TELEPHONE BOOTH" stenciled on the side. You didn't know they made those!

Aisle 55468, Shelf 1, Object EB:23:AF:59:EF:CD

A plaster death mask of Nikola Tesla.

A small label nearby reads DO NOT EXPOSE TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

Aisle 373, Shelf 9, Object 5A:9E:A0:2D:8C:6B

A 13-inch Symphonic color TV/VCR combo playing an advertisement for Chia Pets on a continuous loop.

You realize you have your phone out and are dialing the number on the screen. Your training kicks in, and you go to return your phone to your locker in the break room, where you could have sworn it was at the start of your shift.

Aisle 5461, Shelf 4, Object FA:3E:B8:C7:F5:1D

A salad fork. A small tag reads: NOT FOR EXTERNAL LOAN.

Looking at it fills you with an unfocused sense of dread.

Aisle 85, Shelf 1, Object 1B:C7:17:DA:9B:EB

A vivid color photograph of Albert Einstein, around twenty years old, holding a glass of wine.

If you look at it long enough, he turns his back to you.

Aisle 32, Shelf 2, Object D3:1D:7D:C4:6A:E8

A first-generation iPod.

You try to lift it, but it will not budge.

Aisle 317, Shelf 2, Object AD:CF:98:C4:B4:A1

A cheap plastic hand mirror. Your reflection seems ordinary, but instead of the Warehouse behind you, you see a perfectly maintained English garden.

Aisle 29, Shelf 3, Object A7:8B:EC:EB:3D:F6

A tomato. What's that doing here?

Aisle 84, Shelf 3, Object F7:DB:C9:AF:0B:E6

A plaster death mask of Lee Harvey Oswald. There is a tiny bead of moisture in the corner of one eye.

A small label nearby reads NOT FOR EXTERNAL LOAN.

Aisle 11576, Shelf 6, Object E4:CC:FB:0D:A9:B8

An antique polished silver hand mirror. Your reflection seems ordinary, but looking over your right (or is that left?) shoulder is Grace Hopper. She seems to be trying to warn you about something, but you can't hear her.

Aisle 27, Shelf 9, Object 1D:BE:30:4C:AE:8B

A plaster death mask of Harry Houdini and a pair of plaster hands from which the left pinkie is missing.

Judging by the built-up dust, nobody has touched this in years.

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