By Jeremy Robert Johnson

"A nightmarish but hilarious journey that starts within the grotesque global of poisonous mortgages and progresses to the marginally uglier global of brain-eating monsters lurking in darkish alleys. you are in for a wholly unpredictable journey, the story spinning ludicrously uncontrolled because the hero uncovers layer after ugly layer of an enormous macabre conspiracy. Skullcrack City is unique, completely insane, and a shitload of fun."--DAVID WONG, writer of John Dies on the End

You were not constantly an agent of the apocalypse. You was a banker. Who knew that an excessive amount of espresso and some undesirable judgements might bring about the tip of the world?

Life as a company drone used to be killing S.P. Doyle, so he determined to deliver down the complete corrupt approach from the interior. yet after studying anything vast within the bank's documents, he used to be framed for homicide and trapped inside of a conspiracy past reason.

Now Doyle's doing his top to outlive opposed to a nightmare cabal of crooked conglomerates, DNA-doped mutants, drug-addled freak convey celebs, experimental surgeons, wicked doomsday cults, and the ultra-bad mojo of a full-blown Hexadrine behavior. Joined via his puppy turtle Deckard, and Dara, a stunning missionary with a murderous prior, Doyle needs to have the ability to save lots of humankind and struggle the negative fact on the center of...


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Somebody was once crying outdoors my door. It was once tender yet definite, muffled via fingers or the criminal of an arm. by some means, from the reservation and regulate within the sound, I knew it was once Dara. I positioned the shotgun at the ground and crossed the room. I reached the door and positioned my ear to it. She stopped crying for a second. She acknowledged, “I can’t maintain going like this. ” It appeared like the reality. She stored crying there, within the chair outdoor my room, after which I opened the door and walked out and crouched in entrance of her. She stated it back. “I’m sorry. I can’t retain residing like this. ” I positioned my hand on her knee, appeared her within the eye, and stated, “Me both. ” no matter what dream we’d offered ourselves in that second, wishing for every other’s ache to eventually stop, we nonetheless needed to see Ms. A. We walked down an extended concrete corridor, a hall of low gentle and echoing toes. My surgical scrubs made papery brushing sounds with each one step. the nippiness of the air and fashionable venting instructed me we have been most likely underground. We handed what felt like thirty doorways, a few of them dead-bolted from the outside. there has been a metal door close to the tip, no window, no slots, an arcane image in white paint at the floor. a robust, low voice got here from inside of, its timbre a brew of anger and batshit self assurance. “They’re coming! prior to you're thinking that, pallies! prior to you're thinking that! ” Dara shook her head and rolled her eyes. She slapped her palm opposed to the door two times and yelled again, “Shut the fuck up, Clarence. ” She became to me. “Supposedly he’s been announcing that considering the fact that 1918. you should provide him issues for endurance. ” “But how…” “Don’t ask. part those doorways in the back of you, you’d have a few query like that. We used to have extra of those men in containment, yet they carried out loads of their very own within the Brubaker raid. ” “Wait…Brubaker? That used to be that tenement fireplace approximately 5 years in the past, correct? i presumed that was once gang retaliation. ” “It used to be, form of. simply now not related to the gangs that have been within the information. And it used to be extra extermination than retaliation. We’ve slightly recovered considering the fact that. Ms. A. used to be prior to it though—she already had this position locked down. just a couple of people knew this existed and we all started the shipping one evening earlier than they hit Brubaker. Fucking Matthew…” “Somebody offered you men out? ” “Which time? I suggest, examine this position. we are living like this. regularly afraid. consistently at the stream. lifestyles with the Vakhtang begins to seem much prettier after it slow. The keep watch over, the money, the durability, that phantasm of energy. They’ve bought it solid as long as you don’t contemplate the trade-off. ” Please. No. “But how do they now not comprehend what they’re feeding into? Or the place they’re headed? ” “You labored for the financial institution, correct? you need to comprehend the giant strength of self-serving myth. ” I a lot hottest this new around of Point/Counterpoint. The playful lilt in her voice was once way more captivating than the boring weight of the shotgun. I don’t recognize what we notion Ms. A. was once going to inform us. a part of me was hoping that she’d take one examine Dara, provide us a few form of blessing, and ship us on our approach.

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