Death of a Pop-Idol, an online short story, has the main character contemplating the end of his career, and why he's doing it. His reasons may be more complicated than they appear... By E. G. Castle.
Death of a Pop-Idol contains examples of:
- Break-Up Song: The main character, Johnny, sings one of these. Also counts as a Grief Song.
- It's Not You, It's Me: Why Johnny claims to his ex-girlfriend why they needed to break up. He does explain more or less why, though.
- Teen Idol: Straight and a subversion. He is a teen idol, but quits because he doesn't like the life.