1. “Mr. Delanger was as emotionally cold as they come. This author can tell you nothing of Jack’s childhood, as he knows nothing about it. This author also has no insights into why Jack is so emotionally cold. This author is just as flummoxed as you. It was, tragically, simply what he was put on this Earth to do. He was born to kill. He was born to destroy. He was born to torture. He was, quite literally, a killing machine. But he did things far, far more inhumane than killing…”
2. “It was empty, and did nothing for his spirit. It was simply a way for him to do the only thing that felt natural to him. To carry on with his compulsion. For him to learn about his inevitable victims. To plot. And he couldn’t go on snooping in public aimlessly. No, he had to earn their trust. He had to fake it to stake it. He had to observe his victims before he could carry out what he was born to do. He needed to know how to be most efficient. Because he wasn’t done with them after he killed them…
This story would be a much more pleasant one if he were.”
Maybe more to come. I’ll keep posting them while I rewrite, and take this out once it is done (again).
My best friend has analyzed my “magnum opus”, “Torture”, better than I ever could (and more so than I would ever want to myself). It’s fantastic, and I think he has truly described it better than I ever could.