Will You Die For Me? by Tex Watson as told to Chaplain Ray

Will You Die For Me?

By Tex Watson as told to Chaplain Ray

Charles “Tex” Watson’s Will You Die For Me? is the story of a young man who moved to California, became a drug/wig dealer, joined a cult, murdered 8 people, then went to prison and found Jesus. It’s an interesting first hand account, but definitely filled with mixed messages. I strongly suspect that Watson isn’t revealing the whole story and that this book was written to gain sympathy and redirect blame.

Pages: 223

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company; 1st edition (1978)

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4 Responses to Will You Die For Me? by Tex Watson as told to Chaplain Ray

  1. Lori says:

    TEX is a pathological liar, and it totally comes through in this book. I think he got off while writing it. He is a true serial killer, and I do not think TLB were his only victims. You never know in this book when he was lying, and when he wasn’t. He coldly describes how ST was screaming/crying for her mother while he, and that other pickle-shaped-headed b*tch stabbed poor ST. He totally describes the murders like he is getting off on retelling it! Creepy!!!

  2. Ace says:

    I didn’t get the impression he enjoyed writing/telling this story, but I did feel he was hiding something still. Pushes the blame too much on Manson…takes very little accountability beyond his excessive drug use…

  3. Fred Bloggs says:

    Lori says:

    TEX is a pathological liar……You never know in this book when he was lying, and when he wasn’t

    If you don’t know when he was lying and when he wasn’t then how can it make sense to conclude he’s a liar ?
    Reminds me of a great little riddle; if someone tells you they never tell the truth, do you believe them ?

  4. Fred Bloggs says:

    Lori says:

    He coldly describes how ST was screaming/crying for her mother while he, and that other pickle-shaped-headed b*tch stabbed poor ST

    Actually, he never says Atkins stabbed Sharon Tate. What he actually says is “Later, Prosecutor Bugliosi {because of some things Susan-Sadie bragged about in jail in one of her attempts to get attention} was convinced that it was she who killed Sharon Tate, but his suspicion was not true. It was my hand that struck out, over and over….
    Facts are funny things but often more reliable in terms of accuracy than emotions……..

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