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268: What if he followed you into the house?

268: What if he followed you into the house?

Update: 2023-03-0712


Having grown up in a safe, sheltered home, a woman balances her career, marriage and five children, but one morning, when her husband is traveling on a two-month tour of duty, a man enters her home and a nightmare begins that lasts well beyond the first 48 hours of hell.

Today’s episode featured Brittany Todd. You can find out more about Brittany and her daughter on Instagram @fortis_liberque. You can also reach out to her over email at


Producers: Whit Missildine, Andrew Waits


Content/Trigger Warnings: home invasion, graphic violence, graphic bodily injury, child endangerment, child abduction, sexual abuse of a minor, explicit language


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Comments (12)

Alice Osborne

am I the only one who thinks it's inappropriate that she's telling the world her daughter got sexually assaulted as a child, with her identity exposed. like maybe the child wants to make that decision as an adult, not have to grow up with everyone knowing what happened to her. seems like a huge breach of confidentiality and trust on the mothers part.

Mar 19th

britney tears

This woman was traumatized and had extensive brain injuries. People judging this VICTIM are disgusting

Mar 13th
Reply (2)


Pretty messed up all these comments are attacking the mother. How about you attack the attacker who traumatized a whole family ? Crazy. Who cares what YOU would do. And btw you don’t know till you’re in the situation. So don’t throw stones. If you didn’t go through it then shut up.

Mar 11th

April All Year

She was unable to, people. Have a heart. She did NO THING wrong. Not ONE thing. Geez.

Mar 9th


I understand everyone processes traumatic experiences differently, and she didn't explain the full extent of the injuries she sustained until close to the end (which were extensive) but her retelling of this story is so nonchalant, especially about her daughter, it made me sick, and angry. I've never been in a situation like this, thank God, but I'd like to think my kids would be my #1 priority regardless

Mar 8th


How she still believes in the Christian God it’s unreal today tell me that their sky daddy just stood by and watched a little girl get sexually molested. What a piece of shit that Christian guy is I’m glad I don’t worship him

Mar 8th
Reply (2)

Khedda Keene

I can't even listen to the rest of this story. its a horrendous story. You would have had to kill me. There's no way I would have taken a nap and not looked for my child, locked doors, called the police. This story belongs on Sword and Scale, not here. it should have a severe trigger warning.

Mar 7th

Rock78 Rock78

Where do I even start? She didnt try to locate her phone to dial 911? she didn't have eyes on all her kids!? She took a godamn nap. wtf

Mar 7th








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268: What if he followed you into the house?

268: What if he followed you into the house?