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Inspired by Saw and our social media addiction, you are about to learn why you don't really need all those friends, or rather, why they don't deserve to be called that.

©2017 George Saoulidis (P)2017 George Saoulidis

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Sometimes you really can have too many friends!

OK, this is absolutely my favorite George Saoulidis story to date. It is a first person story, set in some crummy abandoned building, with a victim who has a multitude of friends, or does she? I really enjoyed listening to the one-sided conversation between the kidnapper and his victim as she calls her "friends" for help. The villains joy is subtle, and he seems very sympathetic to the victim's cause. He tries to help her as much as he can, but in the end her fate is up to her friends. And it is OK, because she has a lot of friends.

Barry Shannon is simply fabulous as the kidnapper. I swear, there are points where he comes off sounding like a demented Patrick Stewart, and it soooo works for the story. He has a lot of weight to pull, as he is essentially having a one sided conversation with himself, and yet he manages to make it feel organic and natural. Their creativity as writer and narrator really melded together well in this instance. Even though I did receive a promo code for this review it in no way influenced my considerations of the material, and in fact, inspired me to be more honest. In fact, getting a code generally makes me harsher as a reviewer as I am more often concerned what someone like Me will decide based on my review.


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This was a great short story

The story rings true to life. How many of your Facebook friends would come to rescue you if your life depnded on them? This story makes you think. The story was well written and to the point. I was given a copy of this book in exchange for a review.

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Very good

It was a good short story I enjoyed it very much and the narrator did a great job
Thank you for the good short story

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  • Norma Miles
  • 11-18-17

A matter of life and death.

A short, sardonic horror story about real life and social media, the monologue perfectly executed by narrator, Barry Shannon. His beautifully intoned and enunciated performance make this really chilling.
A 'simply must' lsten..