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By: David Steffen

Thu, 13 Aug 2009 17:06:11 +0000

Kira-- the way I interpreted it is that the "wolves" and "sheep" here are all literally people, but it's just a new way to define "us" and "them". It's okay for the wolves to kill the sheep because it's the natural order of things.

The protagonist is a sheep in wolf's clothing because he is bothered by the things he does, and in the end he pays for it.

It did start off slow, but I listened to it on a commute, so I wasn't going anywhere anyway, and the payoff was worth the wait. I do agree that the Beavis friend's voice was annoying, but other than that I liked the reading as well.




By: Laura Eno

Fri, 31 Jul 2009 10:50:24 +0000

I'm glad I found your site!




By: Kira

Sat, 27 Jun 2009 04:32:53 +0000

wait, what? I loved it, but i didnt understand it...Like, they were wolves? Killing sheep? I wish i understood.




By: Dave (aka Nev the Deranged)

Sat, 27 Jun 2009 03:21:43 +0000

@ Darek : It's easier to imagine horrible things being done to people than it is to animals, because deep down we all realize- people deserve it.




By: caliscott

Sat, 13 Jun 2009 03:31:13 +0000

It was slow to get started, but come on - its pseudopod - you know it will get interesting. I was jolted when I found out the camp was for 'lil Jasons, and then again when I realized that the sheep were not really sheep. Excellent way to draw out the story and make me invest in that little psycho protagonist.




By: Russ

Sat, 06 Jun 2009 19:55:22 +0000

I enjoyed it, and look forward to more as time permits. Russ




By: Chuck Collinge

Wed, 27 May 2009 04:48:07 +0000

That went from kinda lame to amazing in a slow way i love. I didn't know George could be creepy. well, i mean he COULD be, but not an enticing sort of creepy, oh fuck it, you know what i mean.




By: scatterbrain

Tue, 26 May 2009 20:05:11 +0000

Gruesome, just gruesome.




By: Jeremy C. Shipp

Tue, 26 May 2009 07:39:47 +0000

I love reading everyone's comments. Happy that people are enjoying the tale. Feel free to visit my site for more free Shipp tales. :)




By: Derek

Fri, 22 May 2009 16:44:47 +0000

I read this story at Shipp's suggestion (via Twitter) before hearing it on Pseudopod. The story itself is delightfully twisted, but I found the narration, especially the characters' voices, utterly annoying.

@HBF: So you can handle depictions of people being tortured, mangled, etc. (standard fare in horror) but not animals? Hmm...




By: Arkle

Tue, 19 May 2009 17:05:38 +0000

Wow. Just, wow.




By: devora

Mon, 18 May 2009 23:50:08 +0000

Ohmygod. I was listening to this in the dark and right when it ended my husband came into the room. It was not a quiet scream, poor man. That story took me to a very beautifully horrific place. HBF---after the rabbit, no issues like that. Just other, creepier issues....




By: Pitmonkey

Mon, 18 May 2009 11:39:49 +0000

Twisted and wonderful.




By: HBF

Mon, 18 May 2009 02:37:44 +0000

Love horror. Also love animals. I couldn't get past the first two minutes to find out if it was any good - I may have to try it in the visual version so I can skip the blender.




By: Megger

Mon, 18 May 2009 01:30:13 +0000

Love this story. Jeremy C. Shipp is killer.




By: Todd

Sun, 17 May 2009 20:00:24 +0000

This is certainly a hole to somewhere else.




By: Jayson

Sun, 17 May 2009 09:27:49 +0000

I always liked this story. Cursed should prove an interesting adventure as well.




By: Merc

Sun, 17 May 2009 03:29:35 +0000

I am all together too fond of this story, Jeremy, it's awesome as a podcast. Mr. Hrab does a wonderful job! Love it.




By: Kevin Shamel

Sat, 16 May 2009 22:22:18 +0000

Freaky and excellent. I really like this story.




By: Paul Mannering

Sat, 16 May 2009 21:37:53 +0000

Classic Jeremy Shipp.




By: phignewton

Sat, 16 May 2009 19:30:46 +0000

interesting.. disturbing but inna somewhat detached way. Its difficult to entirely identify with the protaganist since .... we never went to 'that' sort of camp....




By: Marilyn

Sat, 16 May 2009 18:22:32 +0000

This is weird, very visual. You have a strange and creative mind. Well done.




By: C. Augusto Valdés

Sat, 16 May 2009 17:40:31 +0000

I enjoyed it a lot, I only wish the friend's voice didn't sound like Beavis from Beavis and Butthead.




By: Neil Colquhoun

Sat, 16 May 2009 17:26:37 +0000

Brilliant. Dark. Bizarre.




By: Chris

Sat, 16 May 2009 14:25:04 +0000

So awesome




By: Mike

Sat, 16 May 2009 05:59:13 +0000

Weird. Pretty awesome.




By: Dean Seattle

Sat, 16 May 2009 00:19:01 +0000

Fucking Twisted. I liked it. Gonna haunt me for the rest of the day...