The Occupant

The Occupant

The Occupant

The dream, that he had traveled to some far-off place to verify whether a man did indeed bear a striking resemblance to his father, didn’t come as a surprise. Amadeo Soto was used to veiled nightmares featuring his father in which his real-life death was either repeated or confounded by his apparent survival. This time, however, he woke up with the clear impression that his father was not an agonizing soul but a flower rotting inside of him. A malevolent flower that needed to be removed before it was absorbed and became a permanent feature of his existence.