Here is the failed, former "Mental Horrors" that I mentioned in 8000 Tons. I failed hard at making it work the way I wanted, but as I explain in the intro, I went about it the wrong way and wasted many, many hours trying to write a story within this discussion. I decided to scrap it, and release this as-is.
The Book Kate mentions in the conversation: "Flowers for Algernon" https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36576608-flowers-for-algernon
Thank you for your patience, and I'm charging headlong into the next episode, which is a story that few podcasters are brave enough to tell in detail.
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