Talent Scout by Russell C. Connor
Approx. 6,450 words.
Published on September 16, 2013.
Rafe Lincozzi’s metal band has just played their best show ever. Now they need a place to crash or it’s another night in the van. Fortunately, they’ve found an ad that offers free lodging to struggling musicians. Their benefactor turns out to be a man well-connected in the music industry, but could his plans for them be more sinister than they appear?