Bertauski, Tony: The Legend of Socket Greeny (Socket Greeny III) (2010)

I bawled. Yes, I bawled at the conclusion of the Socket Greeny saga. I even sent the author a text stating that he had made me bawl. Everything is a lie. Socket, Chute and Streeter are young for the kind of lives they live. Socket has to take on more responsibilities in being a symbol … Continue reading Bertauski, Tony: The Legend of Socket Greeny (Socket Greeny III) (2010)

Bertauski, Tony: The Training of Socket Greeny (The Legend of Socket Greeny II) (2010)

To me The Training of Socket Greeny is, like The Discovery of Socket Greeny, about identity. But it is also very much about seeing things as they are. You know, seeing through the bullshit of the propaganda we are fed, and seeing through our expectations into reality. Which is kind of odd to me as … Continue reading Bertauski, Tony: The Training of Socket Greeny (The Legend of Socket Greeny II) (2010)

Bertauski, Tony: The Discovery of Socket Greeny (The Legend of Socket Greeny I) (2010)

Sixteen years old and ripped away from all that was familiar into a new world where his whole identity needs to be re-discovered is pretty much what The Discovery of Socket Greeny was about for me. My son is doing a paper on tourism, and in it he mentions the possibility of replacing our corporeal … Continue reading Bertauski, Tony: The Discovery of Socket Greeny (The Legend of Socket Greeny I) (2010)

Bertauski, Tony: Drayton (The Taker) (2010)

Tony Bertauski writes a poignant tale of loss and love with his novella Drayton. Drayton is The Taker of the last breath/spirit/soul that leaves a person when they die. Of some people that is. He has to get to them first. Drayton is lost. He is older than he remembers and has no idea of what … Continue reading Bertauski, Tony: Drayton (The Taker) (2010)

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