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Eventide Love this is my story. In a speech at Wheaton College, Massachusetts, Carl Sagan spoke of how we humans share 99.6% of our active genes with chimpanzees. He described male chimps as aggressive and female chimps as non-aggressive. When under stress or threatened, male chimps become angry, pick up stones and hold them in their palms to hurl at the target. Female chimps, he tells us, walks up to the angry males, pry open their fingers, removes the stones, and drop them on the ground. I tried to take the stones from his hands; I tried talking, texting, writing, believing, settling, begging, tears and anger. I always tried to be the peacemaker, to give him what he wanted while attempting to maintain some dignity. That was unacceptable to him; he wanted to control the terms completely. His terms harmed me. It carried on. Every time I tried to kill the flame, he would always reignite it. My instinct for survival made me realize that unless he was crushed completely the flame would never go out. #eventide_love ; : : #psychologicalthriller #psychological #thriller #thrillers #amwriting #mystory #myblog #emotionalabuse #hitchcock #davidlynch #blogtobook #writingblog
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My #eventide_love. “Oh-oh-oh-oh-ooh! Oh-oh-ooh-oh-oh-oh! Caught in a bad romance.” Link in profile. : : : #amwriting #mystory #emotionalabuse as a #psychologicalthriller #thrillerbooks #ladygaga #quoted #blogto #book #ireland🍀
“Cause I am your lady And you are my man Whenever you reach for me I'll do all that I can We're heading for something Somewhere I've never been Sometimes I am frightened But I'm ready to learn The power of love” #poweroflove #eventide_love #psychologicalthriller link in profile Blog to Book. : #artwork🎨 #louijover : : : : #amwriting #mystory #emotionalabuse as a #psychological #thriller #psychologicalabuse #hitchcock #davidlynch #mentalabuse #ireland🍀 #writingchallenge #blogto #book #bookclub
My Blog to Book is about completed. It's been hard getting here. I have left behind the person that I once was, I have changed from the person I once knew, I've wasted days and nights on rotten love. I've traded happiness for sad, and trust for paranoia. But I believe as I complete my pilgrimage it will come right again. This is the story of emotional abuse as a psychological thriller. https://eventidepsychologicalthriller.com/2015/02/16/ontheedge-eventide-short-story-5/
"No one will see it. No one will know. And eventually all of the scars will have scars, and that's all I will become --one big scar of his bad love.” My story #emotionalabuse as a #psychologicalthriller blog to book. http://bit.ly/Psychothrill : : #psychological #thriller #amwriting #mystory #creativewriter #emotionalrollercoaster #davidlynch #hitchcock #mindgames

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Eventide – Psychological Thriller

‘Eventide’ Psychological Thriller: fragility of the serrated edges of the mind.

Nik Helbig

Nik Helbig

‘Dark Star crashes, pouring its light into ashes… 
Mirror shatters in formless reflections of matter… 
Shall we go, you and I while we can…
Through the transitive nightfall of diamonds…. ‘

According to common definition, a “psychological thriller” is a thriller subgenre that focuses on the unstable emotional or mental states of the characters, often in combination with elements of mystery, suspense or psychological torture. The engine of a psychological thriller is emotional and psychological abuse.

In a psychological thriller, characters don’t rely on their physical strength to overcome their victims. But rather on their mental resources, and often the enemies are not external (other characters or circumstances) but internal (phobias, insanity, urges, feelings, fears). The conflicts are usually played out through mind games, deception, and manipulation, or even sustained attempts to demolish the victim’s mental equilibrium, as opposed to the physical action in classic thrillers. In a psychological thriller, the nature of the protagonist is often questioned, and what appear as a good or benign character is revealed to be monstrous and dangerous.

‘Eventide’ psychological thriller deals first and foremost with the human mind. Its most common themes are philosophical and psychological in nature, such as identity, honesty, determinism, fatalism, sanity, duplicity, and the exploration of the darker sides of the human behavioral motivation. It is less aimed at direct entertainment, and more at provoking shifts and understanding of the human mind.

The characteristics of ‘Eventide’ are close, embedded in my soul. I’ve tried to weave the drama as a series of short stories. Focusing on the slow meltdown of the victim; to exemplify the chaotic nature of the relationship in a way that centers your awareness on the fragility of serrated minds. I’m certain I haven’t “nailed it” perfectly. It’s my greatest goal as a writer to capture and engage the reader in the psychological trauma; to bring a discerning understanding to the complex patterns and process of emotional abuse as a psychological thriller.

Eventide is has moved to a dedicated blog – On The Edge- Eventide.
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4 comments on “Eventide – Psychological Thriller

  1. Ger says:

    Hi
    Is this a book or film and when is it out. ,?

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    1. Hi, it’s a book that’s in progress. Should be completed end of year. Already picked up for film. But don’t know when. Thanks ❤️

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