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In a future where social media controls every aspect of human life, irrelevance is a crime punishable by imprisonment.

Cody Steel learned this the hard way. He was a model turned action movie star. He rode high on a wave of popularity for years. Until he had his first flop at the box office. His name was mud. He was quickly tried, convicted, imprisoned, forgotten.

He couldn't bear this indignation. They found him hanging by his neck in his cell.

His suicide trended all over social media. In a last bit of twisted irony, Cody Steel had become relevant again.

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    Ricky Moore over 2 years ago

    Twisted irony, my favourite! Haha. Really enjoyed this!

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    Christopher over 2 years ago

    Thanks, Ricky. I appreciate it.

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    Neville Hunt over 2 years ago

    Haha! There's probably more than a grain of truth in this in Hollywood.

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    Jeff Taylor over 2 years ago

    Horribly true. It's going to keep happening unfortunately. Well written Christopher :)

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    Christopher over 2 years ago

    Thanks, Neville and Jeff. It's looking more and more like that's where we're headed.

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    Drew Martyn over 2 years ago

    I love the dark irony and what makes it more potent is the fact that it will keep on happening. Excellent, Christopher, thoroughly enjoyable.

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    Christopher over 2 years ago

    Thank you, Drew.

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