Episode 7: The Trouble with Shanky

The Four Boys Club

May 8 2023 • 8 mins

Think back on that one incident, perhaps from years ago, that has never really left your mind. Even though the participants from that incident have clearly moved on, even forgotten about it, to this date it still clings to your mind; maybe even boils your blood.

Something akin to that has happened to many of us, hasn’t it? The memory of that one incident which has for the longest time invaded our thoughts, refusing to let go. And the fact that it happened years, maybe even decades, ago doesn’t offer any consolation.

Shanky is afflicted with… let’s call it, for the lack of a better word, this memory syndrome. He was in a fight once upon a time, and – what’s more? – he was beaten black and blue. Those physical scars may have faded, but its impact remains.

And maybe even continues to haunt him to this day.