Mr. Ruins: A Science Fiction Thriller
by Michael John Grist
Ex-marine Ritry, a traumatized veteran of the bloody Arctic resource wars, leads a directionless life of alcohol, violence and sex on a floating slum in the North Atlantic. Then he meets the sadist, mass murderer, and vampire of the soul, Mr. Ruins. Ruins offers Ritry a simple choice: join him or die. Ritry only has to choose. And all the world's souls hang in the balance.