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The Hungry Man

Justin Ryan

Publisher: 1613 Productions

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A 30-something-year-old man, unhappy with his lot in life, once again, enters an old trail to meet a young attractive drifter.  The two men, over time, developed a unique relationship.  After receiving some life-changing news from his fiancée, the man plans to give his friend a new lease on life.  This changes, however, when he stumbles upon a mysterious killer in the woods.  Will the man attack, run or experience the fate that befell his friend and other victims? 

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