Mastering Id

Author: James Bennett
Published: 2010
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,017 / 58 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 711
Added to site: 2010.08.01
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License: by-nc-nd
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A chance meeting with an enticing woman forces Jacob into a battle with Id, the primal instincts surging within him. As his new nature is revealed, Jacob struggles to understand what he has now become and what he has lost, forever.

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the window and looked down; he had to be ten or more stories from the ground.

A large chunk of the door was suddenly ripped out. Jacob spun around and saw it, a huge black paw with nails an inch in length, pushing through the hole and groping the air before retracting again. The clawing and biting resumed.

Jacob dashed to the armoire. If he could turn it on its side and push it in front of the door, that could buy him some time until he could somehow escape to the beach below. He pushed it hard, but it wouldn't budge. Another section of the door gave way. He crashed into the armoire, throwing all his weight into it but nothing. He tried the nightstand and the bed but they were affixed to the floor with the same strength as the armoire.

The bottom half of the door was now gone and he could see the full length of the animal. It was much larger than a dog. It kept thrusting its front paws through the opening it made, swinging for something...the handle! The animal had opened a wide enough h

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2014.03.29
Paulo Respighi
*****

A horror story that grew on me. Jacob accepts a drink from a woman coming on to him at a party and wakes up in a dark stone cell with four neighbors. They are fed raw meat and water, which Jacob finds he now enjoys. They are being kept as future entertainment.

Good description and plotting, and a nice portrayal of Jacob's growth, from his point of view.


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