Sick Minds

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic
"A sick thought can devour the body's flesh more than fever or consumption."
? Guy de Maupassant

Hervey Cleckley's List of Psychopathy Symptoms:

1. Considerable superficial charm and average or above average intelligence.
2. Absence of delusions and other signs of irrational thinking.
3. Absence of anxiety or other "neurotic" symptoms. Considerable poise, calmness and verbal facility.
4. Unreliability, disregard for obligations, no sense of responsibility, in matters of little and great import.
5. Untruthfulness and insincerity.
6. Antisocial behavior which is inadequately motivated and poorly planned, seeming to stem from an inexplicable impulsiveness.
7. Inadequately motivated antisocial behavior.
8. Poor judgment and failure to learn from experience.
9. Pathological egocentricity. Total self-centeredness and an incapacity for real love and attachment.
10. General poverty of deep and lasting emotions.
11. Lack of any true insight; inability to see oneself as others do.
12. Ingratitude for any special considerations, kindness and trust.
13. Fantastic and objectionable behavior, after drinking and sometimes even when not drinking. Vulgarity, rudeness, quick mood shifts, pranks for facile entertainment.
14. No history of genuine suicide attempts.
15. An impersonal, trivial, and poorly integrated sex life.
16. Failure to have a life plan and to live in any ordered way (unless it is for destructive purposes or a sham).

Table of Contents

Zofia 1

Submitted: June 03, 2016

There were thoughts she had, that nobody else did. It didn't really matter to her that much, but still deep down they scared her. S... Read Chapter

Zofia 2

Submitted: June 03, 2016

As she was walking the streets of her small hometown that she and her mother had never left - unlike her father -, wandering about, unw... Read Chapter

Zofia 3

Submitted: June 03, 2016

'Has it been long?' Miss Jacobs asked, breaking the silence in the room. 'Do you believe me?' Zofia answered angrily. 'I don't kn... Read Chapter

Xylo 1

Submitted: June 03, 2016

Zofia rang the doorbell and entered the small house. There was crying and sobbing in the adjacent room. Probably a very emotiona... Read Chapter

Artsy 1

Submitted: June 03, 2016

The young man stared at his phone anxiously for a second.  His legs started shaking slightly as they always did when he was worr... Read Chapter