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On their annual camping trip in the southern Appalachians, Roger and Sue encounter Donald, a Vietnam vet with a peculiar and menacing way. After offering a generous pour of Scotch - and taking a few for himself - the odd stranger reveals a disturbing truth. In this remote place, under a cold night sky, Roger and Sue become convinced they won’t leave the mountains alive.

©2014 Blake Crouch (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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entertaining quick book

nice short story....I love Blake Crouch's books. good performance, thought - provoking, and good ending.

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Great Short

As usual the author paints a vivid picture of North Carolina and a particularly well developed short is a compliment to the simplicity of the setting. Roger is tasked with a no win and has to make a morally and mentally conflicting decision. How will he proceed? It is worth it to find out.

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Very short so so story

audible version read of this extremely short story. I like this author a lit but was not happy with the simple story or the guy who did the narration on the audible version. It got better but a lot of the audio sounded stiff computer like.

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Can't think of a more satisfying short story!

This is the first short story I have ever read or listened to that didn't feel like it was only short because it was incomplete. In just a handful of pages, Crouch delivers fleshed-out and believable characters and setting in a suspenseful and surprisingly satisfying story.