Loser's Memorial blends the intensity of a global thriller with the
brutality of the best horror novels. Add in the tragedy and struggles of
youth searching for meaning in a world gone mad and and top it off with
a dose of Sci-Fi and you've got Loser's Memorial. An unforgettable
tribute to the lost. History is written by the victors, but that's only
half the story. Loser's Memorial is the other half.
"I promise I will never join the military. I will deal drugs instead. I
will steal. I will go to jail. Whatever it takes to survive, I will do,
except join the armed forces."
So goes the oath that Pete's
radical father forced him to take in 2004, but just a few years later,
escaping jail by taking advantage of the newly signed "Cons-to-Soldiers"
bill, Pete finds himself in the middle of the Iraq War.
of miles away, an innocent Moroccan boy named Jamil is kidnapped and
sold by bandits who collect bounties for capturing suspected terrorists.
the two young men descend into the lawless world of unsupervised
military contractors and secret prisons, caught in the profiteering born
from the War on Terror, where the surreal becomes horrifyingly real.
end up fighting a losing battle to retain their humanity as they learn
that sometimes the only hope of escaping a twisted situation is to
become more twisted.