The Darkest Place

The Darkest Place

A child becomes a man . . . but his childhood does not leave him. Even in the strange, menacing place known as the Void.

The effects of Charlie’s dysfunctional upbringing refuse to fade. Physical and mental abuses by an alcoholic father and a bullying brother cause him to question nearly everything about himself. About life. About death.

About Jennie. He cannot forget the girl from elementary school, who died all those years ago.

Charlie meanders through his days, mostly staying out of life’s way and eventually coveting the booze, a stark reminder of his many failings, though he has plenty of excuses to offer. His small circle of friends become smaller with each passing year. Or stranger.

But Jennie is always there. In the Void. She is his this time.

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