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Krak’n’tarctica I: Setting the scene

This is the tale of DrPusSea and the largest all-female scientists expedition in Antarctica… It starts at the ends of the earth – in the icy vastness of Antarctica, a continent full of Kraken lairs and myths. There dwells the most colossal of the Kraken family (the Colossal Squid Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, literally the ‘Middle Claw Squid’). New Zealand toothfishermen caught this fearsome…

Background on how the Kraken first got released

This tale provides some background of how and when the Kraken first was released… Since times immemorial, some god or other cried “RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!” whenever humanity’s hubris and arrogance meant some holy smiting was in order. In fact, despite the Kraken being the go-to harbinger of doom for pretty much any civilisation worth their mettle [check out the “Kraken…