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A Devil Have Mercy side story

by Michael Horton

Smashwords Edition

ERSATZ (Devil Have Mercy 0.1)

Copyright © 2012 Michael Horton

The following is a short story intended to supplement the Devil Have Mercy series. Please visit for more details.


A blank room with stone walls, no windows, and a single, overbearing flood lamp as its only source of light. The hospital room had more personality, but what did I know? I was supposed to be dead.

Says here your living name was Malcolm Xavier Forrester.” The man they called Augustus rapped the documents on the table and stared at me. “Is that correct?”

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