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In The Beginning... (Severed #1)

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In this digital short story series, Sam Lang (Reprisal, A Vampire’s Guide to Sex, Theoretical Fishsticks) brings you the end of the world. It is a zombie apocalypse brought on by an unlikely source. Each edition of this series will be the portrait of a different character and their desperate struggle for survival.

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Published October 10th 2011 by Trestle Press

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Giovanni Gelati
Oct 17, 2011 Giovanni Gelati rated it it was amazing

What happens when you put together two insanely talented authors? One that is a juggernaut on Amazon UK Darren Sant, and the other an emerging author in the horror genre, Sam Lang (Sam really is one sick puppy). I am going to have to guess a read like Severed because that is what they did. I enjoyed the blend on the two voices, one being British and the other not. It brought a dimension and flavor to the story that I found refreshing even in a horror piece. Both authors have a wicked sense of hu
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Oct 25, 2011 Mark Miller rated it it was amazing
Okay, I'm a closet "dead head". Oh wait, that's not right. 1) I don't hide the fact that I like zombie stories. 2) I don't listen to THAT band.

As for the new short story series Severed, there is a lot to like in a small space. These two authors have put together a nice little store with huge potential. I can't begin to guess where they will go from here, but if the following stories have as much emotion as this one, I won't be disappointed.

"In the Beginning" starts off showing destruction aroun
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Sam Lang lived a cold, dark life. Ignored for most of his existence, he developed a fascination with things of a macabre nature. His writing explores the dark recesses of human behavior. Lang writes with heavy thematic elements and symbolism, creating harsh, hyper-realistic characters. Lang currently resides in Florida where he spends his time thinking of new ways to delight and horrify his reader ...more
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