The Slow Mo Mango


The Slow Mo Mango is a juicy tropical fruit that belongs to the genus mangifera, which consists of many other tropical trees grown for their edible fruit.  It was first discovered on the eastern side of the Amazon jungle in 1250 AD when native tribes began to expand the borders of their territory deeper into the jungle.  As these ancient cultures developed, they began to require more and more food to sustain their increasing populations.  The Native leaders sent out some of their most skilled hunters and gathers to locate new sources of food, whether it be wild game or succulent fruits and vegetables.  The group was only supposed to be gone for two days, but didn't return until three days after their scheduled return date.  When asked what had happened, they replied that they had lost the ability to keep track of time shortly after eating some fruit.  When asked what fruit it was, they pointed to some of the new large green mangoes they had brought back from their journey.  These tribes began experimenting with these mangoes and quickly realized that the fruit caused hallucinations and had to be used with caution.  It soon became part of their culture and was used as a medium to talk to their Gods, much like many other hallucinogens.  Native South American Cultures that still exists today, revere this mango for its help in developing their ancestors as well as their current way of living.


The Slow Mo Mango tree is shorter than most other mango trees growing up to 30-35 m (98-115ft) tall.  These trees have a long lifespan and some bare fruit even after 250 years.  The fruit itself ranges in size anywhere from 5 to 8 inches in diameter and weights about 500 grams on average .  Unlike any other mango, the Slow Mo Mango has hallucinogenic properties which cause its users to experience sever time dilation.  Once ingested, the combination of enzymes in the apple and the acids in the human stomach synthesize to create a sub-category of dimethyltryptamine (DMT) called dimethylgrytamine (DMG) one of the strongest hallucinogens known to the human race.


Although this fruit was originally found in the South American rain forest, it has since been moved to other major continents around the world such as North America, Africa and Asia.  Due to its psychotropic effects, this mango is not produced commercially in the United States or Western China in order to follow their drug laws.


It is illegal to grow the Slow Mo mango in the United States, as it is classified as a schedule 1 type drug and carries a sentencing of no less than five years in prison for the possessions of just a single tree.  It is legal it grow in parts of South America and Eastern China, thus most of the Slow Mo Mangoes that are in the United states are imported illegally through Mexico. 

Nick DiPiero

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