Lord of the Game by Benjamin DeVos
This is the story of a young man and his life in the city of Philadelphia. On his journey, he experiences many things, such as a pigeon-shooting simulation. A no-holds-barred fight in a slaughterhouse on the edge of town. A psychotic drug dealer named Satan. A legally-blind maintenance man. Multiple pig carcasses. A sequence of dead-end jobs. A series of homeless people. And much more. This novella is like traveling through a massive garbage shoot that ends where it began. Come one, come all, through this emotional black hole. You will feel better about yourself when it is over.
Benjamin DeVos is tripping over his own feet into a pit of hungry crocodiles. He is the author of Madness Has a Moment and Then Vanishes Before Returning Again (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2016) and The Bar Is Low (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018).
104 Pages - Paperback
Cover Art by Sam Pink