By Andy Croft
Because the Black loss of life devastates England, wiping out complete villages, Adam and his older brother Will attempt to live on the recent, terrifying global round them. they need to face gangs of squaddies, spiritual mania, hunger and the ever present chance of illness. Can they continue to exist? A heart-pounding tale of brotherhood, desperation and existence in a single of England's darkest instances.
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Don’t yell. Fuck you, fuck you, fuck you. Don’t you fucking understand? Don’t you fucking get it? I think I get it. I just can’t believe it. I fucking love you. I don’t want to fucking live. 53 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK Okay, but don’t you understand? I don’t fucking care. I want you to love me. I almost killed you because you didn’t. Because you were ﬁnally giving it to me, but it didn’t mean anything because it didn’t mean anything to you. You didn’t want it. I did. No, you wanted to kill me. Because you didn’t want it.
Make it real. Fuck. I want . . I’m just going to say it like this, because . . I hate that you’re making me do this. Don’t fucking look at me. 26 ■■■■■ UGLY M A N I thought about what if . . I wanted to be with God? Would that be like your big dream come true? Honestly? Yeah. If you mean if you were dead, yeah. If it were you, yeah. It makes a difference that it’s me. A huge difference. Why? Because I’d know who was dying so it would be heavy and tragic. You’d 27 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK be here, and then you wouldn’t.
40 ■■■■■ UGLY M A N No, because people want what they can’t have and all that shit. They make things they can’t have into more than they are, and . . you know, that’s the one thing I had, that I have, that you . . like me or whatever so much and it doesn’t make any sense. It makes total sense. Yeah, well, I don’t think so. Look, from your perspective, have you ever had anyone in your life like me, who accepts you so 41 ■■■■■ OLIVER T WINK unconditionally, who wants to spend all their time with you, and who gives you anything you want?
The Dance of Death: A Black Plague is Coming... by Andy Croft