If there was a pill that made you successful, would you take it? What if it also made you a psychopath?
If your psychopathy comes from a pill, you can always stop taking it. But will you want to?
Edward Crofte was a dedicated scientist who wanted to cure depression. After years of work and sacrifice, the Caresaway drug he developed seemed to work wonders… but at what cost?
Years later, Edward’s wonder drug has helped people with depression. But has it also helped destroy the world economy? And what has it done to him?
About the Author
DJ Cockburn is a British author with stories in Apex, Interzone, and various anthologies. His story “Beside the Damned River” won the 2014 James White Award. He has supported his unfortunate writing habit through medical research on various parts of the African continent and drinking a lot of coffee.
Earlier phases of his life have included teaching possibly unlucky children and experimenting on definitely unlucky fish. He can be found online at http://cockburndj.wordpress.com/ and has occasionally been caught twittering as @DJ_Cockburn.