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The Jagged Man
Otha barely ages. In 6151 BC, he and his mother are tossed off a cliff by members of their Stone Age tribe because of their unchanging youthful appearance. His mother dies, but Otha survives, takes revenge on his tribe, and sets himself on a path of misery and destruction that will carry him into the 21st century. The novel plays out between scenes of Otha in his ancient w ...more
Published January 26th 2015 by Flio Widdix Publishing
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Put an eight thousand year old man, Hurricane Katrina and an ancient papyrus together and you have Michael Sirois' novel The Jagged Man. The premise is an immortal man who hates humanity and has spent his long life gleefully causing as much trouble as possible. At the beginning of the story we watch him planting bombs in the levees in New Orleans. We do get to see a little of Otha's origins, but not enough to distract from present day activity.
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Michael Sirois was reading by the age of four, and writing stories by the third grade. In high school he fell in love with acting, and added that to his repertoire. After college, armed with English and Drama degrees, he taught writing, drama, and technology in the middle school trenches for two decades, but continued to act and write. One of his stories, Loonie Louie, placed in the top hundred of ...more