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Young man wants to start his life in a perfect way, only to find out the woman he felt was perfect and wanted the same wasn't.
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After finding the few women he met afterward were only human, and that other people didn't care as much as he did about doing what was correct.
He finally decided to take revenge on those he felt had wronged him since he now had AIDS and could see the future was over for him.
The ending will surprise you, and how things came about.   
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Story partially from villain's perspective Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   local police w/ IQ of a houseplant Kind of investigator    -   police procedural, American Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   wealthy Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South    -   Texas City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   descript. of breasts Unusual forms of death    -   fright    -   run over    -   impaled Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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