Post by Titus G Post by Titus G
On conviction of a crime, the criminal is coloured, perhaps red for
murder or maybe that was rape.
Now you know as much as I do. On behalf so answers to questions might
take a while.
Answered elsewhere. "When She Woke." Hillary Jordan. 2011
From Wikipedia: "...a dystopian reimagining of Nathaniel Hawthorne's
The Scarlet Letter, set in a future theocratic America where rather than
being imprisoned and rehabilitated, criminals are punished by being
"chromed" having their skin color genetically altered to fit their
crime and released into the general population to survive as best they
In one episode of Black Mirror where everyone has tech-augmented eyes,
individuals can choose to be anonymised to selected other individuals,
appearing as a human silhouette formed of an effect resembling grey
analog TV static. Somehow this also works for video and even
At the end of the episode the protagonist is sentenced to this
treatment both ways on a universal basis - he sees everyone else as
grey static, but they see him as RED static.
A cat may look at a king
(but probably won't bother)