For this book, my imagination expanded outside of the realm of possibility. I imagined twin boys, genetically engineered, one with all the pigment, the other, with none. Marcus and Kalan. Above is the model who was my muse during the three years of writing The Eve Genome, a gorgeous man by the name of AJ Abualrub. Isn't he perfect with both dark and light hair?
As I started thinking about writing this post, I wondered if there ever has been something like this that has happened in the natural world. I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that yes, there have been twins born with very different coloruing. Not as extreme as my example, and also not identical, but still, it's so cool. Check it out: