Slaughterhouse High by Robert Devereaux

By Robert Devereaux

It is promenade evening within the Demented States of the US. a spot the place colleges are equipped with mystery passageways, rebellious youngsters get zippers put in of their mouths and genitals, and annually, on that detailed evening, one couple is slaughtered and the bits in their our bodies are stored as souvenirs. yet something's long gone extraordinarily improper at Corundum excessive, the place the key killer is claiming a miles larger physique count number than traditional . . . Slaughterhouse excessive is Robert Devereaux's cutting satire of intercourse, loss of life, and public schooling.

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She fired up the rattletrap, giving it extra pedal to make to vroom. "I wanted to surprise you. They're in a receptive mood. " "Both of 'em? " She hit the seat with the flat of her hand. " "It's not a tease. We set it up. During the search for the dead couple, in the costume shop behind the stage. " Pim countered with a renewed volley of bullshits, but it was clear she was starting to buy in. Altoona hoped Blayne had been able to persuade Condor, and that what both she and Pim longed for might begin tonight.

And get serious, will you? There are three dead people inside that house. " "That's right. You drive, I ride, I do the thinking, you follow orders. " Sliding in beside her, Brayton nit-nit-nitted the garage door open. In this light, Winnie almost looked like Bonnie Dolan, the date he had disgraced through his cowardice. Maybe if he pretended as hard as he could, he might save himself and counterbalance the misery he had put the Dolans and his parents through so many years before. He leaned toward her.

Yeah, he remembered the kind from his own high school days. One of that crowd had reached his last red-gold rung a tad early, on prom night. The sheriff had a dried piece of pancreas at home to prove it. Blackburn crossed the grass on his left and found the sidewalk. From his right fist swayed three padlocks. Kids with flashlights, sketched shadows in the darkness, waved cars in off the street and left or right along a gauntlet of volunteers who handled the parking proper. Overhead, a pallid moon drifted in and out of pewter-gray clouds.

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