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The Vengeance of Billy Martin

Updated on April 6, 2017

Bullied From the Beginning

William AKA Billy Martin was bullied at school since he can remember and it got to be too much.
William AKA Billy Martin was bullied at school since he can remember and it got to be too much. | Source

Chapter 1: Picked On As a Child

Billy woke up sweating and shaking. The 12-year old had been having nightmares since he was 5, when the physical and mental abuse began. He did nothing to deserve this treatment, however, he had to endure it. Since he could remember, abuse has been apart of his emotional and mental growth. Billy always felt like a roach, stepped on as soon as he was seen in the light. Always trying to please his daddy when all he wanted to do was cry but instead he knew better so he bottled it up. He was a quite kid and he kept to himself. William Martin AKA Billy was shy due to having a lazy eye which happened because when he was three and kept crying, his father struck his face with a closed fist, a hard punch. Billy hated mirrors and the mirror on his dresser in his bedroom was covered with photos printed from the internet of people with deformed facial features. "Life isn't fair", Billy mumbled. The thing is, Billy was always a descent, polite child even if he was a little different but the mean spirits in many people have came out to play with Billy's heart and more often than not, with no good reason at all.

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Billy vs Dad

Billy was not just bullied while at school but his dad yelled at him for no apparent reason all the time.
Billy was not just bullied while at school but his dad yelled at him for no apparent reason all the time. | Source

Chapter 2: Family Hatred

Billy Martin was an only child. His mother, Linda, was a stay at home mom. Dexter, his father, worked long hours at a car manufacturing plant as a supervisor. Dexter drank a bunch and yelled at his wife and son all the time. If young Billy made a simple mistake, his father would wear him out with his belt. Billy hated his life and he often laid in his bed at night thinking of ways to end his own life. Even when he was playing with his cousins, Billy was always the butt of the joke. Scarface, Two-Face, and Leatherface were just a few of his unwanted nicknames from his cuosins. To make matters worse, his aunts thought the names were simply hilarious. "Why me, Why me", Billy exclaimed as a snot bubble formed in the corner of his left nostril.

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Sad and Alone

Bill Martin was always either being humiliated, beat or screamed at and when he was alone he felt extreme sadness everyday.
Bill Martin was always either being humiliated, beat or screamed at and when he was alone he felt extreme sadness everyday. | Source

Chapter 3: Depression Sets In

Abuse from school mates have reached a boiling point and at home it is no better. Billy got tripped at school and had his lunch tray knocked from his hands all the time while all the children laughed at him. Enough is enough he thought but he kept his thoughts to himself and pouted. Billy is sick and tired of getting bullied or hurt 5 or 6 days per week and something had to give. One too many times, he sat in the bathroom stall and put his face in his hands and balled. At times, Billy thought to himself that if he just had one friend at all, he could handle his life but the reality is, Billy's all alone even when in the company of people and he knows it and despises that fact.

Revenge

Vengeance

Complete Madness

At first Billy was sad and felt like a nothing but eventually he focused his energy on anger towards those who violated him.
At first Billy was sad and felt like a nothing but eventually he focused his energy on anger towards those who violated him. | Source

Chapter 4: Sadness Becomes Anger

Years of tears have finally made young Billy grow up fast. The tears are now dried up and nothing remains except someone with complete anger in his heart. Billy now became Bill and he wanted people to pay for hurting him. Bill started to recount the things that happened to him at school and when he told his father about the incidents he received a beating for not "being a man", as he put it. All of a sudden, Billy flipped,,,a screw became loose if you will. Billy began to bang his head against the street light in the street and he let out a loud, 30 second yell and then he went to his house. Bill decided to take drastic action, illegal action, against the hateful people he came to know. So many emotions were flowing through him and his mind was going in 50 directions at one time.

Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold

The only thing that Billy Martin could think about was getting even with those who did him wrong.
The only thing that Billy Martin could think about was getting even with those who did him wrong. | Source

Chapter 5: Payback!

Billy decided to compile a list of those who wronged him. At the top of the list was his dad. After that came 5 other names, all school boys, who had hurt him in some form or another. At the moment, Bill was not sure what he wanted to do but he did know he wanted those who hurt him to feel pain as well. He thought of ways to hurt these guys in one way and that was physically. As he thought of payback he decided he wanted his victims to live, if possible, because Bill Martin wanted those who harmed him to live with suffering and a reminder of what he did to them. Billy was a huge fan of scary movies but he wanted his own horror film-style assault. "Purely original", he said aloud and then he started laughing almost uncontrollably for several minutes. Bill knew the list of tools and weapons at his home was easily enough for anything and everything he has in mind.

Crack!

Billy was fond of the bat until he cracked it into two pieces while hitting a skull.
Billy was fond of the bat until he cracked it into two pieces while hitting a skull. | Source

Chapter 6: No Mercy

Tom was in the 8th grade but he had been held back twice. This guy was 15 years old, big and tall and mean. Right away he started in on Bill Martin. First it was kids making fun of his glasses, haircut, height and how he dressed. Two weeks ago Tom tripped Billy while he was in the lunchroom and it made his food tray go everywhere. Monday rolled around and Billy stalked Tom silently at school until after 4th period he saw him enter the bathroom so he followed him in. Billy pulled a baseball bat out from his shirt. He had it going down his spine and down past his buttocks. Billy swung the bat with all his might and it hit Tom in the cranium and the skull cracked as the bat broke in two pieces. Bill Martin cracked a wide, ear to ear, smile and went to the urinal and used it, then he stepped over his helpless classmate and washed his hands in the sink before exiting the restroom. Young Tommy lay sprawled out in the floor, his right leg shaking fast and blood streaming down the side of his head from the skull.

Billy did not attempt to hide his victim from view as he strolled out of the restroom and down the school hall, towards the exit.

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Bad to the Bone

Billy used the circular saw from the garage to cut the fingers off of his father's right hand, leaving only the thumb.
Billy used the circular saw from the garage to cut the fingers off of his father's right hand, leaving only the thumb. | Source

Chapter 7: Saw Bone

Bill left school after the bathroom incident, taking both pieces of the bat with him. He tossed the bat into the frog pond which is in the woods a block from the school. Then he walked almost a mile to get home. He found himself all alone and he went to his room and marked Tom off his list. Billy Martin or should I say Billy Monster by this point has now filled a large backpack with an ice pick, screw driver, two knives and a couple other items for his his usage. Then Billy went outside and into the garage where he got his dad's circular saw and he began waiting patiently for his dad the return to the house.

An hour went by and Billy heard the truck door close and knew his dad was at home. Billy jumped into action, and hid in his dad's bedroom closet. When his father came in his room, he bent over to take off his shoes and his son opened the door and slammed a red brick into the forehead of his pops, leaving him unconscious. Billy left the room and came back with the circular saw from the garage and he began to saw the fingers on his dad's right hand. After the 4th finger came off, Dexter jumped up and Billy ran off into the darkness. Dexter was bleeding heavily but he managed to call 911 before he passed out in the dining room. The law arrived with an ambulance and as Dexter was preparing to ride to the ER, he handed a photo of his son to the detective and explained what happened as he was taken away in total shock and in severe pain.

Swat Team

When Mr. William (Billy) Martin's whereabouts were discovered in a 3-story abandoned building, SWAT and local police were called to the scene.
When Mr. William (Billy) Martin's whereabouts were discovered in a 3-story abandoned building, SWAT and local police were called to the scene. | Source

Chapter 8: Evading the Law

It is now dark and the law has been deployed to locate the troubled boy. Bill ran over a mile and came out at a local retail & grocery store. He went in and stole a razor and grabbed some clothing, making his way to the restroom. After shaving his head bald and changing clothes, Bill exited the store and tried to blend in with the public. He was on foot and nervous about getting caught until he finished his list. Actually, the plan involved harming the folks on his list, retreating to the wilderness to live off the grid and if he does get caught, follow his motto which is, " Die before Surrender". It was no turning back now, he thought, as he contemplated his next move.

Too Sharp

Billy was willing to use anything he could find to cause punishment, even an ice pick.
Billy was willing to use anything he could find to cause punishment, even an ice pick. | Source

Chapter 9: Caught in the Act

Billy Martin had a few things packed into a backpack he was wearing. He had done what he wanted to do to Tom and his own father but that left a list with four other students. Bill slept overnight at the school. He climbed the fence and went to the gym in the back. A ladder was attached that lead to the top of the gymnasium roof, where a generator was attached. Bill camped out overnight to escape capture and await the school crowd the next A.M. Jason, who was on the hit list of disturbed Billy, was the target. Billy woke up to the sound of the school bell. He overslept and had to hurry. Unzipping his backpack, Billy pulled out an ice pick. Bill made his way into the school crowd intending to grab Jason and stick him just before homeroom. As he approached his target, two police officers spotted him, bald head and all, so Billy dropped the pick and took off running down the hall and out through the fire escape. As the law followed him out the door it was as if he vanished into thin air. The police began to scour the property, combing the woods and nearby neighborhoods.

Billy Martin attacked Jason with wood plank.
Billy Martin attacked Jason with wood plank. | Source

Final Chapter

The police started searching around the school and in the woods along with door to door residence searches within a 2 mile radius as they closed off exits from this area of the city. The county and city police along with state troopers were all in on the hunt and the US Marshalls were notified of a guy who put his school classmate in a coma with a bat, brutalized his father with a brick and cut his fingers off and attempted to stab another classmate. The city cops were all working overtime, swarming the neighborhoods, block by block as well as getting video recordings from all businesses that have them in an effort to catch this killer on the loose. So far all leads have come up as dead ends and it has now been 3 days since the assault and attempted murder of three individuals. The department is worried that Mr. Martin may be armed and dangerous and ready to attack again. The police were right in making that assumption.

Several days passed with several phone tips but no actual leads. Extra patrol stays at the school on the lookout and a constant police presence is staking out Billy's family home. How far could he get? Where is he hiding? Will he strike out and attack again?

It has now been 7 days and the police are scratching their heads and confused as to why they cannot catch this disturbed kid. Even though Bill knew he was wanted he still had unfinished business to take care of. 4 students were left on his list and he wanted to get Jason next. He changed his mind on the ice pick, though. Now only a 2 X 4 piece of wood is sufficient he mused. The idea was to pound on Jason's legs until they are badly broken or worse. Knowing the school was heavily guarded, Bill Martin decided to stake out and live near, his classmate, Jason's family residence. Jason left for school at 6:40 on his bicycle and Bill saw him leaving. Bill grabbed his wooden board and took off the back way to try and cut Jason off at the end of the alley. As Jason was driving by on the back alley on his bike to school, Bill stepped out and swung with all his might, landing the wooden board on Jason's left leg. Jason wrecked his bicycle and was bruised up but appeared okay. On the other hand, as Billy hit Jason and the bike pedal it vibrated him and he staggered back onto the street where he was immediately was smacked by a black SUV and tossed 15 feet through the air. Police and medics arrived in minutes and Jason was sent to the hospital. As far as the disturbed and violent Billy Martin goes, he was pronounced dead at the scene from head injuries.

© 2017 Buster Johnson

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      Gilbert Arevalo 2 weeks ago from Hacienda Heights, California

      Thrilling story, Leslie. The title character reminded me of an old major league baseball manager, but as I read the story it became apparent I was reading about another Billy Martin.

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