Thought Catalog

Death

When The Reaper Comes For You, Pray That It’s Not In These 25 Brutal Ways

Skull that suffered a brutal death

“Walking Ghost Syndrome happens when you’re exposed to a certain amount of radiation. The radiation kills your bone marrow but not much else. You get sick for a few days due to sepsis from all the dead bone marrow, then seem to get better, but your life now has a quite literal deadline; with no bone marrow, your red blood cells and immune system aren’t getting replenished so once you run out, that’s it.”