Bara Cailín 5: 13 ‘the ultimate reality television show’

The city continued to be pulled apart and as it was so the significance of records and metrics came once more to the fore. It wouldn’t be a genocide without the concomitant cataloguing and noting and so the task fell to an army of hastily-appointed trustees with a civil service background to collect the last will and testament of every citizen.

Like the ultimate reality television show everybody began to be forced at gunpoint to leave a record on video of who they once were. Once their message was recorded they were herded back to whichever landmark they had been assigned to destroy and the process continued.

Author: Barnaby Taylor

Inspired by his passion for films and video games, Barnaby Taylor loves writing dystopian science fiction and horror. He has recently written the VIRO series about a gang of teenagers struggling to survive in a world overrun by the infected. There are currently three books in the series and Book Four is on the way. VIRO is rapidly infecting the Amazon charts and gaining rave reviews along the way. Here's one of the latest reviews: 'I found myself sucked right into the characters and never-ending action and gore page after page. I very rarely buy books, but immediately purchased number two which I found equally as engrossing. Yesterday I bought book three in the VIRO series and instead of a good night's sleep I've got red eyes and a need for Red Bull! Fantastic series for all my zombie lovers out there!' Book One is currently FREE to download at the following links: Barnaby posts weekly updates on his writing on his blog and you can follow these updates at You can also find him on Twitter @BarnabyFTaylor.

2 thoughts

  1. Hi Barnaby! I have just been chuckling at Falcon Boy’s superhero status of ‘cat rescuer’ and then nearly went into a fit at ‘Paint Tales’. I know of some ex colleagues who would love that. Apart from a couple of pages that needed closer copy editing/proofreading, I am loving Falcon Boy. My kind of humour. Puts me in mind of The Third Policeman! You’re not the secret son of Flann O’Brien, are you?


    1. Hi Kim, I’m thrilled to hear that you are enjoying Falcon Boy. I had the book professionally copy-edited but clearly something was missed. If you let me know what and where I can make the changes. Please feel free to spread the word and if you feel so disposed please leave a review on Amazon. I’m glad you are loving it. The Third Policeman is an amazing book so thanks for even mentioning it in the same sentence as Falcon Boy. Hope you keep reading! Kind regards, Barnaby


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