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Things You Should Know

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Published January 27th 2010
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Jenn
Feb 10, 2012 Jenn rated it liked it
This story of vampirism as a virus was a great concept. I can see this being turned into a much longer novel, with discussions on what happens when you hit the third stage and you get sent to the Farm. The discussion between man and wife made me think of how difficult a conversation would be if discussing AIDS.

Let's expand on the story, shall we? Hubby is now completely vampirized and is almost done waiting the three days for wifey to join him. Is he having second thoughts? Does he wish he was
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PurplyCookie
Jul 11, 2012 PurplyCookie rated it liked it
I liked the premise of this short story: of a virus that is spreading like an epidemic and later identified as strains of vampirism. There are several levels, you see, and the husband is on Stage One.

What follows is a series of discussions between husband and wife as to the causes of the husband becoming infected and ultimately, of how the couple will deal with this when he invariably worsens. Off to the Farm he shall be carted.


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Title Things You Should Know
Author Pete Clark
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Sam
Jul 06, 2011 Sam rated it it was ok
Shelves: horror, shorts
I liked the premise of this story and the idea of treating vampirism like another virus (complete with quarantine and medical phamphlets) however I feel it could have done with a little more detail and background. Although the characters came across quite flat and shallow there were hints that there was a lot more going on, both between them and in the wider world, which I would have liked to have read about. As a short story it's not bad but a few extra pages wouldn't have gone amiss, still pro ...more
Desert Rose
Nov 12, 2011 Desert Rose rated it really liked it
A couple are awaiting the test results for the husband to come out.. He is stage one already.. If it develops to stage three then it's to the Farm for him.
What is this virus that is spreading like an epidemic?! And how did he get it?!
I don't want to spoil the story but it's called Vampirism :)

This was a very short but enjoyable read. I wish it was a longer novel, I loved the idea. It was the second book I read for this author and since I'm enjoying his writing I'm gonna go look for more books by
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Elin
May 21, 2011 Elin rated it did not like it
Oh this shit sucked bad ass.
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